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Notable Deaths - 1875

1875Georges Bizet, French composer, dies at 36

1875Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66

1875Hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer, dies at 70

1875Charles Lyell, British geologist (Elements of Geology), dies at 77

1875 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 3
Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (opera's buff), dies at 68 
Jan 3
George Bizet, composer, dies 
Jan 3
Pierre Larousse, French editor (b. 1817) 
Jan 18
Joseph Philbrick Webster, composer, dies at 55 
Jan 18
J.P. Webster, Walk the Line 
Jan 20
Jean-François Millet, French painter (b. 1814) 
Jan 23
Charles Kingsley, English vicar/writer (Westward Ho!), dies at 55 
Jan 23
Charles Kingsley, The Water Babies 
Jan 25
Leopold Jansa, composer, dies at 79 
Feb 1
William Sterndale Bennett, composer, dies at 58 
Feb 3
Everhardus J Potgieter, writer (Liedekens van Bontekoe), dies at 66 
Feb 17
Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet, dies at 33 
Feb 19
Jean B Vuillaume, French violin maker (octobas), dies at 76 
Feb 19
Kosta Trifkovic, Izbiracica 
Feb 22
Charles Lyell, British geologist (Elements of Geology), dies at 77 
Feb 22
Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, French painter (b. 1796) 
Feb 22
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum 
Mar 1
Tristan Corbière, French poet (b. 1845) 
Mar 1
Tristan Corbière, The Iron Rose 
Mar 10
Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer, dies at 84 
Mar 18
Ferdinand Laub, composer, dies at 43 
Mar 27
Edgar Quinet, French historian (b. 1803) 
Mar 30
Marie Moke Pleyel, composer, dies at 63 
Apr 7
Georg Herwegh, writer, dies at 57 
Apr 11
Heinrich Schwabe, discoverer (11-year sunspot cycle), dies 
Apr 24
Jose Maria de la Purificacion Ventura, composer, dies at 58 
Apr 30
Jean Frederic Waldeck, French explorer, lithographer, and cartographer (b. 1766) 
May 5
Jan A C A van Nispen tot Sevenaer, Dutch MP (1848-75), dies at 71 
May 17
John C. Breckinridge, Vice President of the United States (b. 1821) 
May 20
Amalia, wife of King Otto of Greece, dies at 58 
May 23
Johann Wilhelm Mangold, composer, dies at 78 
Jun 2
Józef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (b. 1806) 
Jun 3
Georges Bizet, French composer, dies at 36 
Jun 3
Georges Bizet, Trainspotting 
Jun 4
Eduard Mörike, German poet (b. 1804) 
Jun 4
Eduard Mörike, Zu viel 
Jun 9
Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (b. 1795) 
Jun 15
Johan Peter Cronhamm, composer, dies at 72 
Jun 25
Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor (b. 1796) 
Jun 29
Ferdinand I KLJM de Goedige, Emperor of Austria, dies at 82 
Jul 9
Francis Preston Blair Jr, famed St Louis lawyer, dies at 54 
Jul 17
Gabor Matray, composer, dies at 77 
Jul 23
Isaac Merritt Singer, inventor (sewing machine), dies at 63 
Jul 30
George Pickett, American Confederate general (b. 1825) 
Jul 31
Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66 
Aug 4
Hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer, dies at 70 
Aug 4
Hans Christian Andersen, Frozen 
Aug 10
Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66 
Aug 17
Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist (b. 1827) 
Aug 27
William Chapman Ralston, American banker (b. 1826) 
Aug 31
Oskar Peschel, German geographer (Physicist Erdkunde), dies at 49 
Sep 15
Jeanne-Louise Farrenc, composer, dies at 71 
Sep 15
Louise Farrenc, Dancing Soul 
Sep 24
William Walker, composer, dies at 66 
Sep 28
Aleksei K Tolstoi, [Kozjma Prutkov], Russian poet, dies at 58 [OS] 
Oct 10
Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, Russian novelist, poet and dramatist (b. 1817) 
Oct 10
Aleksei Tolstoy, Black Sabbath 
Oct 12
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, French sculptor and painter (b. 1827) 
Oct 24
Raffaello Carboni, Italian writer 
Oct 28
William Howard Glover, composer, dies at 56 
Nov 2
JWW Birch, 1st British resident of Perak Malakka, murdered 
Nov 6
John Baptist van Son, Dutch Catholic politician, dies at 71 
Nov 17
Hilario Ascasubi, Argentina author (pampa, gauchos & indians), dies 
Nov 21
Friedrich A Lange, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism), dies at 67 
Nov 22
Henry Wilson, Vice President of the United States (b. 1812) 
Dec 10
Otogaki Rengetsu, zen nun/benefactress of Tessai, dies at about 84 
Dec 20
Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/writer (Povesti), dies at 75 
Dec 22
Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer, dies at 75 
Dec 22
Zsigmond Kemény, Boldogtalan szerelmesek 
Dec 25
Young Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (b. 1851) 
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