Deaths in History in February 1888

  • Feb 5 Anton Mauve, Dutch realist painter and cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49
  • Feb 8 Robert H. Anderson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army, dies at 52
  • Feb 11 William Kelly, American inventor (pneumatic process of steelmaking), dies at 76
  • Feb 13 Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (1853-85), dies at 73