Famous Deaths in 1880

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  • Saturday 26
  • Sunday 27
  • Monday 28
  • Tuesday 29
  • Wednesday 30
  • Jan 4th Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jan 8th Joshua Abraham Norton, [Emperor Norton] Self-proclaimed US Emperor/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60

Emperor of the USA Emperor Norton
Emperor of the USA
Emperor Norton
  • Jan 27th Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Feb 4th James Donnelly, patriarch of the "Black Donnellys", murdered in the Black Donnelly massacre at 63

Squatter James Donnelly
Squatter
James Donnelly
  • Feb 29th Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February)
  • Mar 2nd Sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790)
  • Mar 15th Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51
  • Mar 23rd Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 25th Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 25th Ludmilla Assing, writer, dies
  • Mar 26th Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 28th Achille Peri, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 29th Jakob Axel Josephson, composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 31st Henryk Wieniawski, Polish violist/composer, dies at 44
  • Apr 7th Diederich Krug, composer, dies at 58
  • Apr 13th Robert Fortune, Scottish botanist (b. 1813)
  • Apr 23rd Guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies
  • May 3rd Jonathan Homer Lane, American astronomer who mathmatically analyzed the Sun as a gaseous body, dies at 60
  • May 4th Edward Clark, Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
  • May 8th Gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821)
  • May 9th Johann Hermann Berens, composer, dies at 54
  • May 10th John Goss, composer/organist, dies at 79
  • May 16th Karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76
  • May 20th Eugene LFC prince the Ligne, Belgian prince of Ambise, dies at 76
  • May 22nd Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
  • May 26th John Curwen, composer, dies at 63
  • May 31st Hippolyte Mège-Mouriés, French chemist and inventor of margarine, dies at 62
  • Jun 4th Eugen Adam, painter, dies
  • Jun 5th Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52
  • Jun 16th James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies
  • Jun 18th John Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77
  • Jun 28th Texas Jack Omohundro, American frontier scout, actor, and cowboy (b. 1846)
  • Jun 29th George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies
  • Jul 9th Paul Broca, French physician and anatomist (b. 1824)
  • Jul 21st Hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800)
  • Jul 22nd Anna Caroline Oury, composer, dies at 72
  • Aug 5th Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Austrian physician (b. 1816)
  • Aug 15th Adelaide Neilson, English Actress (b. 1848)
  • Aug 17th Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist and composer (b. 1810)
  • Sep 1st Antoon Jurgens, margarine maker, dies at 75
  • Sep 15th William Hauser, composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 22nd G F Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia), dies
  • Oct 4th William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies
  • Oct 5th Jacques Offenbach, German-born composer (b. 1819)
  • Oct 6th Benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer, dies
  • Oct 14th Victorio, Apache chief/murderer, killed by Mexican army
  • Oct 16th Edward Wolff, composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 7th Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 8th Jacob Edvard Gille, composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 11th Lucretia Mott, US quaker (1st Woman's Rights Convention), dies

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Nov 11th Ned Kelly, Australian outlaw and bushranger, executed at 25

Leader of the Kelly gang Ned Kelly
Leader of the Kelly gang
Ned Kelly
  • Nov 19th Bernard de Hair, vicar/poet/church historian, dies at 74
  • Nov 24th Hanri Reber, composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 26th Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer, dies at 52
  • Nov 28th Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (b. 1837)
  • Dec 2nd Josephine Lang, composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 11th Oliver Fisher Winchester, American businessman and politician (b. 1810)
  • Dec 12th Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83
  • Dec 15th Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Ital minister of Justice, dies at 76
  • Dec 22nd George Eliot [Mary Anne Evans], Victorian novelist (Adam Bede, Middlemarch), dies on her 61st birthday
  • Dec 25th Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councillor (b. 1828)
  • Dec 27th Alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75