On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1858

  • Jun 3 Julius Reubke, German composer, dies at 24
  • 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
  • Jun 16 John Snow, English epidemiologist, 'Father of modern epidemiology' studied cholera, 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