On This Day

Deaths in History in December 1865

  • Dec 1 Constant van Crombrugghe, Flemish monastery founder, dies at 76
  • Dec 1 Abraham Emanuel Fröhlich, Swiss poet (b. 1796)
  • Dec 10 Leopold I, King of Belgium (1831-65), dies at 74
  • Dec 14 Johan Georg Forchhammer, Danish geologist (b. 1794)
  • Dec 24 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, British painter and writer (b. 1793)
  • Dec 30 Henry Winter Davis, American politician and unionist, dies at 48