Deaths in History in February 1855

  • Feb 6 Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)
  • Feb 20 Joseph Hume, Scottish doctor and social reformer, dies at 78

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Feb 23 Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician considered one of the greatest of all time (Gaussian distribution, fundamental theorem of algebra), dies at 77

Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist
Carl Friedrich Gauss