Deaths in History in April 1873

  • Apr 11 Edward Canby, U.S. general (b. 1817)
  • Apr 18 Justus von Liebig, German agricultural and biological chemist who is considered the founder of organic chemistry, dies at 69
  • Apr 20 William Tite, English architect (b. 1798)
  • Apr 25 Walter de la Mare, Engl poet/author (Behold the Dreamer), dies at 43
  • Apr 25 Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian painter (VP: Imperial Academy of Arts 1828-68), dies at 90
  • Apr 28 A Manzoni, writer, dies at 88