On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1885

  • Jun 5 Julius Benedict, German opera composer (Protoghesi), dies at 80
  • Jun 8 Ignace Bourget, French-Canadian Bishop of Montreal, dies at 85
  • Jun 16 Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter (b. 1818)
  • Jun 17 Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Prussian Generalfeldmarschall noted for his victories in the Franco-Prussian War, dies at 76
  • Jun 22 Mahdi [Muhammad Ahmed], Sudanese music reviewer, dies