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Notable Deaths - 1889

1889Jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81

1889Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77

1889 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 10
Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68 
Jan 13
Solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823) 
Jan 14
Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) 
Jan 17
Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 
Jan 27
Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 
Jan 30
Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) 
Feb 1
Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 
Feb 3
Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40 
Feb 12
Andrew Greenwood, cricketer (batted in Eng's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies 
Feb 13
João Maurício Wanderley, Brazilian magistrate and politician (b. 1885) 
Feb 26
Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838) 
Mar 3
Edward Sydney Smith, composer, dies at 49 
Mar 8
Jens/John Ericsson, Swed/US, engineer (fire extinguisher), dies at 85 
Mar 9
Paolo Ferrari, Le vie del cuore 
Mar 12
Yohannes IV, [Kasa], Emperor of Ethiopia (1872-89), dies in battle 
Mar 15
Melville Reuben Bissell, American inventor of the carpet sweeper, dies of pneumonia at 45 
Mar 17
Joseph A Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet, dies at 68 
Mar 18
William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66 
Mar 27
Moritz Furstenau, composer, dies at 64 
Mar 27
John Bright, English statesman (b. 1811) 
Mar 28
Matilde "Tillie" Ziegler, killed by husband William Kemmler 
Apr 4
Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56 
Apr 4
Gisela von Arnim, Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 
Apr 8
Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies 
Apr 9
Michel Eugène Chevreul, French chemist (b. 1786) 
Apr 11
Emile DeNajac, That Uncertain Feeling 
Apr 15
Father Damien, Belgian missionary (b. 1840) 
Apr 19
Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies 
Apr 23
Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, French writer (b. 1808) 
Apr 23
Jules-Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly, The Last Mistress 
May 9
William S. Harney, U.S. general (b. 1800) 
May 10
Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Russian satirist (b. 1826) 
May 10
Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Ono 
May 14
Volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809) 
May 15
Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies 
May 17
William Roxby Beverly, artist, dies 
May 18
Isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823) 
May 28
Willem M d'Ablaing, lawyer, dies at 37 
Jun 8
Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54 
Jun 15
Mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39 
Jun 18
Jacques Damala, Greek military officer and actor (b. 1855) 
Jun 27
Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies 
Jun 27
Whitney Eugene Thayer, composer, dies at 50 
Jun 28
Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70 
Jun 30
Eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64 
Jul 4
Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79 
Jul 7
Giovanni Bottesini, composer, dies at 67 
Jul 11
Gyula Reviczky, Hungarian author/poet, dies at 34 
Jul 13
Carli Zoeller, composer, dies at 49 
Jul 13
Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (b. 1830) 
Jul 16
Michele Amari, Italian historian/minister of Education, dies at 83 
Jul 21
Nelson Dewey, American politician, 1st Governor of Wisconsin (b. 1813) 
Jul 30
Charles Absolom, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies in an accident 
Aug 2
Eduardo Gutiérrez, Argentinian author (b. 1851) 
Aug 2
Eduardo Gutiérrez, Juan Moreira 
Aug 4
Carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer, dies at 75 
Aug 4
Félix Pyat, Le chiffonnier de Paris 
Aug 5
Willem Ruys J Dz, ship owner, dies at 80 
Aug 17
Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42 
Aug 18
Auguste de Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Kyvadlo, jáma a nadeje 
Aug 19
Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60 
Aug 22
John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies 
Aug 24
Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies 
Aug 29
Stefan Dunjov, Banat Bulgarian military figure (b. 1815) 
Sep 23
Wilkie (William) Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies (b. 1824) 
Sep 23
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White 
Sep 29
Louis Faidherbe, French general (b. 1818) 
Oct 3
Karel Miry, composer, dies at 66 
Oct 10
Adolph von Henselt, composer, dies at 75 
Oct 11
James Prescott Joule, English physicist (b. 1818) 
Oct 17
Nikolai Chernyshevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1828) 
Oct 17
Nikolay Chernyshevskiy, Che fare? 
Oct 18
Antonio Meucci, Italian inventor (b. 1808) 
Oct 19
King Louis of Portugal (b. 1838) 
Oct 22
Olivier Metra, composer, dies at 59 
Oct 30
Émile Augier, Le gendre de Monsieur Poirier 
Nov 18
William Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68 
Dec 3
Baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82 
Dec 6
Jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81 
Dec 6
Joseph H "Jozef" Neuhuys, painter, dies at 48 
Dec 10
Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright, dies at 50 
Dec 10
Ludwig Anzengruber, The Sternstein Manor 
Dec 12
Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77 
Dec 12
Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician (b. 1804) 
Dec 12
Robert Browning, The Pied Piper of Hamelin 
Dec 15
Ferdinand II A F A, King of Portugal, dies at 73 
Dec 21
Joseph B Lightfoot, English theologist/bishop of Durham, dies at 61 
Dec 21
Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist (b. 1809) 
Dec 24
Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (b. 1819) 
Dec 31
Ion Creanga, Romanian (fairy tales) author, dies at 52 
Dec 31
Ion Creanga, Memories of My Childhood 
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