Famous Deaths in 1860

  • Jan 5 St John Nepomucene Neumann, 1st male US saint, dies
  • Jan 12 Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63
  • Jan 13 William Mason, American politician (b. 1786)
  • Jan 27 János Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1802)
  • Jan 27 Major General Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane, British soldier, administrator, and astronomer, dies at 86
  • Jan 30 Francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, composer, dies at 44
  • Feb 9 Eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch milt/liberal politician, dies at 63
  • Feb 20 Henry Drummond, English banker and religious leader, dies at 69
  • Feb 25 Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman, educator, and lexicographer (b. 1790)
  • Mar 6 Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (b. 1783)
  • Mar 25 James Braid, Scottish surgeon (b. 1795)
  • Mar 28 Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer, dies at 73
  • Apr 16 Carolina, duchess of Berry/daughter of crown prince of Naples, dies
  • May 12 Charles Barry, English architect (b. 1795)
  • May 13 Christian Gmelin, German chemist, dies at 67
  • May 14 Ludwig Bechstein, German writer (b. 1801)
  • May 21 Johannes Frederick Frohlich, composer, dies at 53
  • May 23 Albert Richard Smith, author/lecturer, dies
  • Jun 25 Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, The Māori King, Waikato, New Zealand
  • Jun 29 Thomas Addison, English physician (A-Biermer Disease), dies at 67

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Jul 1 Charles Goodyear, American inventor (vulcanization process for rubber), dies at 59

  • Jul 6 Alexandre Edouard Goria, composer, dies at 37
  • Jul 13 John Ackersdijk, Dutch state house builder, dies at 69
  • Aug 11 James Wilson, politician
  • Aug 13 Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies
  • Aug 14 André Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (b. 1774)
  • Aug 26 Philipp Friedrich Silcher, German composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 3 Aleksey Khomyakov, Russian poet (b. 1804)
  • Sep 18 Casimiro de Abreu, Brazilians poet (Primaveras), dies
  • Sep 18 Joseph Locke, railway engineer, dies
  • Sep 21 Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (b. 1788)
  • Sep 25 Carl Friedrich Zollner, composer, dies at 60
  • Sep 29 Chapin A. Harris, American dentist who founded the America Society of Dental Surgeons, dies at 54
  • Oct 2 Louis Hersent, painter, dies
  • Oct 6 Stephen Elvey, composer, dies at 55
  • Oct 12 Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces, dies at 73
  • Oct 24 Elie Decazes, French Bourbon Restoration politician, dies at 80
  • Oct 31 Johan Nathan, murderer, hanged
  • Oct 31 Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, British admiral (b. 1775)
  • Nov 5 Carl Binder, Austrian composer, dies at 43
  • Nov 8 Charles Fellows, English Archaeologist who discovered ruins of the cities of ancient Lycia and brought to Lycian marbles to England, dies
  • Nov 14 Feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 28 Heinrich FL Rellstab, German music theorist, dies
  • Dec 2 Alfred Bunn, British theatrical manager (b. 1796)
  • Dec 7 Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet, dies at 43
  • Dec 17 Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)
  • Dec 28 Cornelius Broere, Dutch RC clergyman/poet, dies at 57