On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1890

  • Jul 3 Gilman Marston, American Brigadier General (Union Army) and politician (R-NH), dies at 78
  • Jul 6 Edwin Chadwick, British social reformer (Poor law reform, sanitation movement), dies at 90

Person of interestHenri Nestlé

Jul 7 Henri Nestlé, German-Swiss industrialist (founder of Nestlé), dies from heart attack at 75

Founder of Nestlé Henri Nestlé
Founder of Nestlé
Henri Nestlé
  • Jul 13 John C. Frémont, American army officer, explorer of the American West and presidential candidate, dies at 77
  • Jul 16 Gottfried Keller, German-Swiss novelist and poet, dies at 70

Person of interestVincent van Gogh

Jul 29 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (Sunflowers), dies 2 days after shooting himself at 37