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1878Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61) and Italy (1861-78), dies at 57

1878 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 7
Fran├žois-Vincent Raspail, French chemist (b. 1794) 
Jan 8
Nikolai A. Nekrasov, Svatovstvo gusara 
Jan 9
Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61) and Italy (1861-78), dies at 57 
Jan 18
Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788) 
Jan 19
Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67 
Jan 19
Ede Szigligeti, Liliomfi 
Feb 1
George Cruikshank, English illustrator (Grimm), dies at 85 
Feb 7
Pius IX, "Pio Nono", [Giovanni Ferretti], Pope (1846-78), dies at 85 
Feb 8
Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 
Feb 17
Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59 
Feb 18
Peter D Regout, industrialist (Sphinx, Maastricht), dies at 76 
Feb 19
Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61 
Feb 22
Franz Hunten, composer, dies at 84 
Mar 16
William Banting, English undertaker, dies 
Mar 20
Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (b. 1814) 
Mar 24
Albin Masek, composer, dies at 73 
Mar 27
Dobri Voynikov, composer, dies at 44 
Mar 27
George Gilbert Scott, architect, dies 
Mar 27
Dobri Voynikov, The Phoney Civilization 
Apr 1
Eugene Gautier, composer, dies at 56 
Apr 1
John Corry Wilson Daly, Canadian politician (b. 1796) 
Apr 4
Richard Brewer, American gunslinger/cowboy (b. 1850) 
Apr 4
Wolf Graf Baudissin, Othello 
Apr 5
Wilhelm Speyer, composer, dies at 87 
Apr 12
William M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies 
Apr 21
Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62 
Apr 21
Temistocle Solera, Giovanna d'Arco 
Apr 23
Friedrich Preller, landscape painter, dies 
Apr 25
Anna Sewell, English author (b. 1820) 
Apr 25
Anna Sewell, Black Beauty 
May 14
Ookubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration (b. 1830) 
May 22
Franz von Holstein, composer, dies at 52 
May 27
Carlo Marsili, composer, dies at 49 
May 28
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1792) 
Jun 6
Gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70 
Jun 6
Robert Stirling, Scottish inventor (b. 1790) 
Jun 7
Knowles Shaw, Just Cause 
Jun 12
Hendrik J Jut, Dutch murderer [Head of Jut], dies at 26 
Jun 16
Crawford Long, American physician (b. 1815) 
Jun 23
George Backing, English sea officer/explorer (B's River), dies at 81 
Jun 26
Mercedes of Orleans, queen of Spain (b. 1860) 
Jul 2
Francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer, dies at 61 
Jul 7
Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, Russian mathematician (b. 1847) 
Jul 17
Aleardo [Gaetano] Aleardi, Italian/Aust poet (Tre Fiumi), dies at 65 
Jul 23
Miguel Hilarion Eslava y Elizondo, composer, dies at 70 
Jul 23
Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, Bohemian physician (b. 1804) 
Jul 28
George Law Curry, Newspaper publisher and Governor of Oregon (b. 1820) 
Aug 7
Carlo Gatti,  
Aug 17
Richard Upjohn, US architect, died 
Aug 23
Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, composer, dies at 77 
Sep 9
Jacobo Ficher, composer, dies at 18 
Sep 12
Friedrich August von Alberti, geologist (Triasic Age), dies at 83 
Oct 25
Ludwig Wilhelm Maurer, composer, dies at 89 
Nov 16
Djura Jaksic, Noc na Gornjaku 
Nov 23
Stefan Mitrov Ljubisa, Pastrovski vitez 
Nov 28
Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, composer, dies at 78 
Nov 28
Orson Hyde, American religious leader (b. 1805) 
Dec 16
Karl Gutzkow, Die preußische Heirat 
Dec 19
Bayard Taylor, American author and poet (b. 1825) 
Dec 25
Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies 
Dec 28
Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer, dies at 90 
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