Deaths in History in January 1896

  • Jan 1 Alfred Ely Beach, American inventor (b. 1826)
  • Jan 4 Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Old Catholic bishop (b. 1821)
  • Jan 8 William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)
  • Jan 8 Paul Verlaine, French poet (b. 1844)
  • Jan 15 Matthew B Brady, US photographer (Civil War), dies at about 72
  • Jan 18 Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)
  • Jan 20 Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37
  • Jan 25 Frans C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect (Court of Justice), dies at 68
  • Jan 25 Frederic Leighton, President of the Royal Academy (1878-96), dies