On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1859

  • Jul 5 Charles Cagniard de la Tour, French physicist (b. 1777)
  • Jul 8 Oscar I, King of Sweden and Norway (1844-59), dies at 60
  • Jul 13 Rufus Choate, American lawyer (Hall of Fame), dies at 59
  • Jul 20 Hans E Schack, Danish politician/writer (Fantasy), dies
  • Jul 23 Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, French poet (Bouquets et prières), dies at 73
  • Jul 29 Auguste Mathieu Panseron, French composer, dies at 63