Famous Deaths in 1895

  • Jan 3 James Merritt Ives, American lithographer with Nathaniel Currier (b. 1824)
  • Jan 9 Aaron Lufkin Dennison, American watch manufacturer (b. 1812)
  • Jan 10 Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer, dies at 45
  • Jan 22 Edward Solomon, composer, dies at 39
  • Jan 24 Lord Randolph Churchill, British politician (b. 1849)
  • Jan 26 Arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies
  • Jan 28 Francois Certain de Canrobert, French marshal, dies at 85
  • Feb 2 Archduke Albert, Austrian general (b. 1817)
  • Feb 4 Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 18 Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austrian (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77
  • Feb 18 Karl Abs, German professional wrestler (b. 1851)

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Feb 20 Frederick Douglass, African-American abolitionist, lecturer and editor who was also an escaped slave, dies of a heart attack at 77

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Abolitionist
Frederick Douglass
  • Feb 24 Ignaz Lachner, composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 2 Berthe MP Morisot, French painter/aquarelliste, dies at 54
  • Mar 2 Ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79), dies at 64
  • Mar 5 Nikolai Leskow, writer, dies at 64
  • Mar 5 Henry Rawlinson, British soldier and scholar (b. 1810)
  • Mar 6 Camilla Collett, Norwegian writer and feminist (b. 1813)
  • Mar 9 Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (Masochism), dies at 59
  • Mar 10 Charles Frederick Worth, English-born couturier (b. 1826)
  • Apr 11 Julius Lothar Meyer, German Chemist, dies at 64
  • Apr 19 George Scharf, critic, dies
  • Apr 19 Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT-stempels), dies at 70
  • Apr 23 Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies
  • Apr 23 Carl Ludwig, German physician (b. 1815)
  • Apr 30 Gustav Freytag, writer, dies at 78
  • May 11 Feliks Jaronski, composer, dies at 71
  • May 15 Joseph Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker' Almanack), dies at 75
  • May 19 Jose J Marti y Perez, Spanish/Cuban poet (Versos sencillos), dies
  • May 21 Franz von Suppe, Austrian composer (Poet und Bauer), dies at 76
  • May 23 Franz E. Neumann, German mineralogist, mathematician and physicist, dies at 96
  • May 24 Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73
  • May 24 Hugh McCulloch, US Treasury Secretary (1884-85, 85-69), dies at 86
  • May 25 Ahmed Djevdet Pasja, Turkish minister of Justice, dies at 73
  • Jun 15 Richard Genee, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 23 Joseph Paul Skelly, composer, dies at 44
  • Jun 29 Thomas Henry Huxley, English scientist (b. 1825)
  • Jul 2 William Rockstro, composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 8 Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821)
  • Jul 14 Alexander Ewing, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 19 Charles T Stork, great industrialist (cotton mach factory), dies at 73
  • Jul 19 Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants), dies at 67
  • Jul 28 Joannes Kappeyne van Coppello, Internal minister (1877-89), dies at 72
  • Aug 2 Joseph Thomson, Scottish geologist and early African explorer (Thomson's Gazelle), dies of pneumonia at 37
  • Aug 5 Friedrich English, German textile manufacturer/marxist, dies
  • Aug 5 Freidrich Engels, German social philosopher (Communism), dies at 74
  • Aug 6 George Frederick Root, American songwriter (The Battle Cry of Freedom), dies at 74
  • Aug 13 Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies
  • Aug 19 John Wesley Hardin, American gunfighter (b. 1853)
  • Aug 24 John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74
  • Sep 8 Adam Opel, German manufacturer (motorcars), dies at 58
  • Sep 10 Harrison Millard, composer, dies at 64
  • Sep 14 Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter, dies at 57
  • Sep 15 Jan Kleczynski, composer, dies at 58
  • Sep 17 Auguste Toulet, Belgian balloonist, dies

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Sep 28 Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (invented pasteurization), dies at 72

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur
  • Oct 8 Charles Oberthur, composer, dies at 76
  • Oct 25 Charles Halle, British pianist, dies
  • Oct 31 Franz Hedrich, Austria writer, dies at about 62
  • Nov 1 Aleksander Zarzycki, composer, dies at 61
  • Nov 11 Julius Tausch, composer, dies at 68
  • Nov 25 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist, dies at 68
  • Nov 29 Eduard count von Taaffe, Austria premier (1868..93), dies at 62
  • Dec 5 Chief Gall, Sioux chief (b. 1840)
  • Dec 13 Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (b. 1800)
  • Dec 25 Raul d'Avila Pompeia, Brazilian writer (Boarding-school), dies at 32
  • Dec 30 LP Hartley, British writer, dies