On This Day

Deaths in History in March 1872

  • Mar 4 Johannes Carsten Hauch, Danish poet (b. 1790)
  • Mar 8 Cornelius Krieghoff, Dutch-Canadian painter, dies at 56
  • Mar 10 Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66
  • Mar 12 Zeng Guofan, Chinese statesman, military general and Confucian scholar of the late Qing dynasty, dies at 60