Famous Deaths for Year 1889

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Deaths 1 - 77 of 77

Jan 10th - Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68
Jan 13th - Solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)
Jan 14th - Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834)
Jan 17th - Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56
Jan 27th - Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65
Jan 30th - Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)
Feb 1st - Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78
Feb 3rd - Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40
Feb 12th - Andrew Greenwood, cricketer (batted in Eng's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies
Feb 13th - João Maurício Wanderley, Brazilian magistrate and politician (b. 1885)
Feb 26th - Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838)
Mar 3rd - Edward Sydney Smith, composer, dies at 49
Mar 8th - Jens/John Ericsson, Swed/US, engineer (fire extinguisher), dies at 85
Mar 12th - Yohannes IV, [Kasa], Emperor of Ethiopia (1872-89), dies in battle
Mar 15th - Melville Reuben Bissell, American inventor of the carpet sweeper, dies of pneumonia at 45
Mar 17th - Joseph A Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet, dies at 68
Mar 18th - William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66
Mar 27th - Moritz Furstenau, composer, dies at 64
Mar 27th - John Bright, English statesman (b. 1811)
Mar 28th - Matilde "Tillie" Ziegler, killed by husband William Kemmler
Apr 4th - Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56
Apr 8th - Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies
Apr 9th - Michel Eugène Chevreul, French chemist (b. 1786)
Apr 15th - Father Damien, Belgian missionary (b. 1840)
Apr 19th - Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies
Apr 23rd - Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, French writer (b. 1808)
May 9th - William S. Harney, U.S. general (b. 1800)
May 10th - Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian satirist (b. 1826)
May 14th - Volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809)
May 15th - Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies
May 17th - William Roxby Beverly, artist, dies
May 18th - Isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823)
May 28th - Willem M d'Ablaing, lawyer, dies at 37
Jun 8th - Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54
Jun 15th - Mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39
Jun 18th - Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (b. 1855)
Jun 27th - Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies
Jun 27th - Whitney Eugene Thayer, composer, dies at 50
Jun 28th - Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70
Jun 30th - Eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64
Jul 4th - Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79
Jul 7th - Giovanni Bottesini, Italian Romantic composer, conductor and a double bass virtuoso, dies at 67
Jul 11th - Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet, dies at 34
Jul 13th - Carli Zoeller, composer, dies at 49
Jul 13th - Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (b. 1830)
Jul 16th - Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83
Jul 21st - Nelson Dewey, American politician, 1st Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1813)
Jul 30th - Charles Absolom, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies in an accident
Aug 2nd - Eduardo Gutiérrez, Argentinian author (b. 1851)
Aug 4th - Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer, dies at 75
Aug 5th - Willem Ruys J Dz, ship owner, dies at 80
Aug 17th - Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42
Aug 19th - Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60
Aug 22nd - John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies
Aug 24th - Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies
Aug 29th - Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815)
Sep 23rd - Wilkie (William) Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies (b. 1824)
Sep 29th - Louis Faidherbe, French general (b. 1818)
Oct 3rd - Karel Miry, composer, dies at 66
Oct 10th - Adolph von Henselt, composer, dies at 75
Oct 11th - James Prescott Joule, English physicist (b. 1818)
Oct 17th - Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1828)
Oct 18th - Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (b. 1808)
Oct 19th - King Louis of Portugal (b. 1838)
Oct 22nd - Olivier Metra, composer, dies at 59
Nov 18th - William Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68
Dec 3rd - Baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82
President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson DavisPresident of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis (Dec 6th) Dec 6th - Jefferson Davis, President of Confederate States of America (1861-65), dies at 81
Dec 6th - Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter, dies at 48
Dec 10th - Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright, dies at 50
Dec 12th - Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77
Dec 12th - Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1804)
Dec 15th - Ferdinand II A F A, King of Portugal, dies at 73
Dec 21st - Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61
Dec 21st - Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist (b. 1809)
Dec 24th - Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819)
Dec 31st - Ion Creanga, Romanian (fairy tales) author, dies at 52

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