Henry Philip Tappan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 18, 1805

Death Date

Nov 15, 1881

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nov 15, 1881



The teacher Henry Philip died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for his writings on educational philosophy — specifically, on a German public educational model that he particularly admired — this educational reformer served as first President of the University of Michigan from 1852 to 1863.

He grew up in a small village in New York in a family of Dutch and German descent. His marriage to Julia Livingston resulted in a son named John.