Famous Deaths in February 1861

  • Feb 10 Francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies
  • Feb 12 Hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72
  • Feb 18 Louis C Luzac, Dutch minister of Internal Affairs, dies at 74
  • Feb 21 Lars Levi Laestadius, Swedish botanist and founder of Laestadianism, dies at 61