Famous People Who Died in July 1885

  • Jul 1 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73
  • Jul 7 Nicola De Giosa, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • Jul 8 Henry Waelput, Flemish compose and conductor (Blessing of Arms), dies at 39
  • Jul 15 Rosalia de Castro, Spanish writer and poet in the Galician language ('S├ęculos Escuros') (b. 1837)
  • Jul 17 Jean-Charles Chapais, Canadian politician (considered Father of the Canadian Confederation), dies at 73