On This Day

Famous People Who Died in April 1873

  • Apr 11 Edward Canby, U.S. general (b. 1817)
  • Apr 13 Carlo Coccia, Italian composer, dies at 90
  • Apr 17 Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60
  • Apr 18 Justus von Liebig, German agricultural & biological chemist who is considered the founder of organic chemistry, dies at 69
  • Apr 20 William Tite, English architect (b. 1798)
  • Apr 25 Walter de la Mare, British poet and author (The Listeners, Memoirs of a Midget), dies at 83
  • Apr 25 Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian painter (VP: Imperial Academy of Arts 1828-68), dies at 90
  • Apr 27 William Charles Macready, British actor, manager, and diarist, dies at 80