Deaths in History in April 1853

  • Apr 8 Jan W Pieneman, historical painter (Battle at Waterloo), dies at 73
  • Apr 13 Leopold Gmelin, German chemist (b. 1788)
  • Apr 13 James Iredell, Jr., American politician (b. 1788)
  • Apr 18 William King, US VP, dies a month after his inauguration
  • Apr 23 Auguste Laurent, chemist, dies

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Apr 25 William Beaumont, physiologist, dies at 67

  • Apr 28 Ludwig Tieck, German writer, dies at 79