On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1873

  • Feb 1 Matthew Maury, American oceanographer, dies at 67
  • Feb 2 Edward Johnson, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 56
  • Feb 7 Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (The House by the Churchyard), dies at 58
  • Feb 13 Petrus Abraham Samuel van Limburg Brouwer, Dutch politician and critic (Akbar), dies at 43
  • Feb 14 Charles Samvei Bovy-Lysberg, Swiss pianist and composer, dies at 51
  • Feb 19 Vasil Levski, Bulgarian revolutionary, dies at 35