Famous People Who Died in June 1858

  • Jun 3 Julius Reubke, German organist, pianist, and composer (Sonata on the 94th Psalm in c), dies of tuberculosis at 24
  • Jun 10 Robert Brown, Scottish botanist (discovered 'Brownian Motion'), dies at 84
  • Jun 11 Klemens Wenzel von Metternich, Austrian statesman (b. 1773)
  • Jun 12 Cornelis Smit, Dutch ship builder, dies at 74
  • Jun 12 William Horsley, English musician and composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 15 Ary Scheffer, Dutch French Romantic painter, etcher and sculptor, dies at 63

John Snow

Jun 16 John Snow, English epidemiologist who studied cholera and is considered the 'Father of modern epidemiology', dies of a stroke at 45

  • Jun 17 Rani Lakshmibai, queen of Jhansi in North India, one of the leading figures of the Indian rebellion of 1857 (b. 1828)
  • Jun 18 Lakshmi Bai, Indian Queen of the princely state of Jhansi in North India and leader of the Indian Mutiny (1857-58), dies at 23