On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1869

  • Mar 1 Alphonse MLP de Lamartine, French poet (History of Girondins), dies at 78

Person of interestHector Berlioz

Mar 8 Hector Berlioz, French composer (Symphony Fantastic), dies at 65

Composer Hector Berlioz
Hector Berlioz
  • Mar 11 Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher & writer, dies at 65
  • Mar 19 Guillaume Nerenburger, Belgian general (Triangulatie of Belgium), dies at 64
  • Mar 23 Charles Lucas, English composer and Principle of the Royal Academy of Music, dies at 60
  • Mar 24 Antoine-Henri Jomini, French general (b. 1779)
  • Mar 25 Edward Bates, American lawyer (26th U.S. Attorney General), dies at 75
  • Mar 31 Allan Kardec, French author and founder of Spiritism, dies at 64