Famous Deaths in December 1865

  • Dec 1 Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder, dies at 76
  • Dec 1 Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich, Swiss poet (b. 1796)
  • Dec 6 Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56
  • Dec 10 King LĂ©opold I of Belgium (b. 1790)
  • Dec 14 Johan Georg Forchhammer, Danish geologist (b. 1794)
  • Dec 18 Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer, dies at 70
  • Dec 24 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793)