On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1870

  • Jan 3 Konstantin Ushinsky, Russian educationalist, dies at 46
  • Jan 7 Karl Schwencke, composer, dies at 72
  • Jan 11 Adolf Ganz, German composer and violinist, dies at 73
  • Jan 17 Alexander Anderson, American engraver and illustrator (Shakespeare), dies at 94
  • Jan 21 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer (b. 1812)
  • Jan 26 Cesare Pugni, Italian composer, dies at 67
  • Jan 26 Victor de Broglie, 3rd Duke of Broglie, 14th Prime Minister of France (1835-36), dies at 84
  • Jan 29 Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, dies at 72