Famous People Who Died in December 1889

  • Dec 3 Baltasar Saldoni, Spanish composer and musicologist, dies at 82

Jefferson DavisJefferson Davis (1808-1889)

Dec 6 President of the Confederate States of America (1861-65), dies at 81

  • Dec 6 Jozef Neuhuys [Joseph Hendrikus Neuhuys], Dutch painter, dies at 48
  • Dec 10 Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright, dies at 50

Robert BrowningRobert Browning (1812-1889)

Dec 12 English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77

  • Dec 12 Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1804)
  • Dec 21 Friedrich August Quenstedt, German geologist and paleontologist, dies at 80
  • Dec 21 J. B. Lightfoot, English theologist and bishop of Durham, dies at 61
  • Dec 24 Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819)
  • Dec 31 Ion Creanga, Romanian (fairy tales) author, dies at 52