Famous Deaths in February 1879

  • Feb 11 Honore Daumier, caricaturist/painter, dies
  • Feb 11 Willem J van Zeggelen, Dutch author/novelist/writer, dies at 67
  • Feb 21 Peter P van Bosse, Dutch liberal minister of Finance, dies at 69
  • Feb 23 Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (b. 1803)