Famous People Who Died in February 1855

  • Feb 6 Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor, dies at 63
  • Feb 20 Joseph Hume, Scottish doctor and social reformer, dies at 78

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855)

Feb 23 German mathematician considered one of the greatest of all time (Gaussian distribution, fundamental theorem of algebra), dies at 77