On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1873

  • Jan 3 John Lodge Ellerton, British classical composer (The Bridal of Triermain, Domenica), dies at 71

Person of interestNapoleon III

Jan 9 Napoleon III, Emperor of France (1852-70), dies at 64

Emperor of France Napoleon III
Emperor of France
Napoleon III
  • Jan 18 Edward George Bulwer-Lytton, English author (b. 1803)
  • Jan 20 The Venerable Father Basil Anthony Marie Moreau, Founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross (b. 1799)
  • Jan 28 Henry Hugo Pierson, English composer, dies at 57