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Deaths in History in September 1852

  • Sep 4 William MacGillivray, Scottish naturalist and ornithologist (b. 1796)

Person of interestArthur Wellesley

Sep 14 Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory: 1828-30), dies at 83

1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister Arthur Wellesley
1st Duke of Wellington & British Prime Minister
Arthur Wellesley
  • Sep 14 Augustus Pugin, English architect in Gothic Revival style (interior of the Palace of Westminster), dies at 40
  • Sep 20 Philander Chase, American Episcopal Church bishop and founder of Kenyon College, dies at 76
  • Sep 22 William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer, dies at 69