Deaths in History in September 1883

  • Sep 3 Ivan Turgenev, Russian novelist, poet and playwright (Fathers & Sons), dies from a spinal tumour at 64
  • Sep 15 Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (Plateau's Law), dies at 81
  • Sep 21 Johannes van Vloten, Dutch man of letters/theologist, dies at 65
  • Sep 27 Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (founded Brahmo Sabha), dies at 61