Famous People Who Died in January 1880

  • Jan 4 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies at 50
  • Jan 5 Benjamin J. Hill, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 54

Emperor NortonEmperor Norton (1819-1880)

Jan 8 British born self proclaimed "Norton I, Emperor of the United States", dies at 60

  • Jan 24 José Gautier Benítez, Puerto Rican poet, dies at 28
  • Jan 27 Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830)