Deaths in History in December 1861

  • Dec 14 Albert, Prince consort of England and husband of Queen Victoria, dies at 42

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Dec 14 George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Peelite: 1852-55) and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, dies at 76

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  • Dec 26 Philip St George Cocke, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), commits suicide at 52