Deaths in History in February 1890

  • Feb 3 Christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist, dies at 72
  • Feb 17 Christopher Latham Sholes, American newspaper man, politician and inventor of the typewriter, dies at 71
  • Feb 18 Gyula Andr├íssy Sr, Prime Minister of Hungary (1867-71), dies at 66
  • Feb 22 John Jacob Astor III, American businessman (Astor Estate holdings), dies at 67
  • Feb 22 Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (b. 1834)