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Notable Deaths - 1886

1886Franz Liszt [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74

1886Chester A. Arthur, 21st US president (1881-85), dies at 56

1886Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55

1886John Deere, American blacksmith and manufacturer of agricultural equipment who founded Deere & Company, dies at 82

1886 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 4
Ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horace), dies at 77 
Jan 9
Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer, dies at 73 
Jan 16
Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 
Jan 16
Amilcare Ponchielli, Fantasia 
Jan 18
Michal Czajchovski, [Sadik Pasja], writer, dies 
Jan 18
Baldassare Verazzi, Italian painter (b. 1819) 
Jan 26
David Rice Atchison, American politician (b. 1807) 
Mar 18
Leopold Zunz, German intellect (Synagogue Poetry), dies at 91 
Mar 29
John Keble, theologian, Bournemouth 
Mar 30
Joseph-Alfred Mousseau, French Canadian politician (b. 1838) 
Mar 31
Giovanni Rossi, composer, dies at 57 
Apr 9
Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Ekkehard), dies at 60 
Apr 13
Karoly Thern, composer, dies at 68 
May 1
Conrad Busken Huet, writer (Country of Rubens) 
May 1
Heinrich Franz Daniel Stiehl, composer, dies at 56 
May 5
Joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61 
May 15
Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55 
May 15
Emily Dickinson, Beauty Crowds Me 
May 17
John Deere, American blacksmith and manufacturer of agricultural equipment who founded Deere & Company, dies at 82 
May 21
Heinrich Wilken, Kyritz - Pyritz 
May 23
Leopold von Ranke, German historian (b. 1795) 
May 26
Charles d'Albert, The Heiress 
Jun 11
Antonio C G Crespo, Brazilian/Portuguese poet, dies at 40 
Jun 14
Alexandr Ostrovsky, Russian dramatist (b. 1823) 
Jun 14
Aleksandr Ostrovskiy, A Cruel Romance 
Jun 18
Joannes A Paredis, Belgian/Neth bishop of Roermond, dies at 90 
Jul 5
Henry Gerhard, founder (Social-Democratic Union), dies at 57 
Jul 16
Ned Buntline, [Edward Zane Carroll Judson], author, dies 
Jul 29
Adolf Muller, composer, dies at 84 
Jul 29
Solomon Gazfried, rabbi/author (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch), dies 
Jul 29
Adolf Müller Sr., Wiener Blut 
Jul 31
Franz Liszt [Ferencz], Hungarian pianist/composer, dies at 74 
Jul 31
Franz Liszt, Shine 
Aug 3
Per August Olander, composer, dies at 62 
Aug 6
Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45 
Aug 9
Samuel Ferguson, Northern Irish poet and artist (b. 1810) 
Aug 10
Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85 
Aug 10
Joseph M. Scriven, There Will Be Blood 
Aug 11
Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (b. 1843) 
Aug 13
Adolf von Doss, composer, dies at 62 
Aug 16
Swami Ramakrishna, Indies philosopher, dies at 50 
Aug 16
Sri Ramakrishna, Minsaara Kanavu 
Aug 22
Jose da Silva Mendes Leal, Portuguese author (Indiana), dies at 67 
Aug 30
Ferris Jacobs, Jr., American politician (b. 1836) 
Sep 3
William W. Snow, American politician (b. 1812) 
Sep 14
Hubert Reis, composer, dies at 84 
Sep 20
John Liptrot Hatton, composer, dies at 77 
Oct 8
Austin F. Pike, American politician from New Hampshire (b. 1819) 
Oct 10
David L Yule, 1st Jewish US senator, dies 
Oct 18
Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (b. 1796) 
Oct 21
Jose Hernandez, Argentine poet (La vuelta the MartinFierro), dies 
Oct 21
José Hernández, Martín Fierro, La Película 
Oct 23
Johann Nepomuk Kafka, composer, dies at 67 
Nov 8
Frederick J "Fred" Archer, English jockey, commits suicide at 29 
Nov 11
Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body made possible space and ocean exploration, dies of dysentery at 53 
Nov 18
Chester A. Arthur, 21st US president (1881-85), dies at 56 
Nov 22
William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859) 
Dec 5
Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, dies at 84 
Dec 14
Antoni Wincenty Rutkowski, composer, dies at 27 
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