On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1865

  • Dec 1 Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder, dies at 76
  • Dec 1 Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich, Swiss poet (b. 1796)
  • Dec 6 Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56
  • Dec 10 Leopold I, King of Belgium (1831-65), dies at 74
  • Dec 14 Johan Georg Forchhammer, Danish geologist, dies at 71
  • Dec 18 Francisco Manuel da Silva, composer, dies at 70
  • Dec 24 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793)
  • Dec 30 Henry Winter Davis, American politician and unionist, dies at 48