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Notable Deaths - 1880

1880James Donnelly, patriarch of the "Black Donnellys", murdered in the Black Donnelly massacre at 63

1880Ned Kelly, Australian outlaw and bushranger, executed at 25

1880 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 4
Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies 
Jan 8
[Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60 
Jan 27
Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830) 
Jan 29
Frederick Oakeley, Catch Me If You Can 
Feb 4
James Donnelly, patriarch of the "Black Donnellys", murdered in the Black Donnelly massacre at 63 
Feb 6
Ferenc Csepregi, Piros bugyelláris 
Feb 12
Karl von Holtei, Die verhängnisvolle Faschingsnacht 
Feb 29
Sir James Wilson, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1812, also on 29 February) 
Mar 2
Sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790) 
Mar 15
Jan K J de Jonge, Dutch historian, dies at 51 
Mar 23
Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer, dies at 67 
Mar 25
Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61 
Mar 25
Ludmilla Assing, writer, dies 
Mar 26
Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer, dies at 62 
Mar 28
Achille Peri, composer, dies at 67 
Mar 29
Jakob Axel Josephson, composer, dies at 62 
Mar 31
Henryk Wieniawski, Polish violist/composer, dies at 44 
Mar 31
Henryk Wieniawski, The Help 
Apr 7
Diederich Krug, composer, dies at 58 
Apr 13
Robert Fortune, Scottish botanist (b. 1813) 
Apr 23
Guess Saleh, [Sarief Bastaman], Javanese painter, dies 
May 3
Jonathan Homer Lane, American astronomer who mathmatically analyzed the Sun as a gaseous body, dies at 60 
May 4
Edward Clark, Governor of Texas (b. 1815) 
May 8
Gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821) 
May 8
Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary 
May 9
Johann Hermann Berens, composer, dies at 54 
May 10
John Goss, composer/organist, dies at 79 
May 16
Karl August Krebs, composer, dies at 76 
May 20
Eugene LFC prince the Ligne, Belgian prince of Ambise, dies at 76 
May 22
Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80 
May 26
John Curwen, composer, dies at 63 
May 31
Hippolyte Mège-Mouriés, French chemist and inventor of margarine, dies at 62 
Jun 4
Eugen Adam, painter, dies 
Jun 5
Jacobus J Cremer, painter/author (Betuwsche Novellen), dies at 52 
Jun 16
James Southerton, cricketer (appeared in England's 1st 2 Tests), dies 
Jun 18
John Sutter, US colonist (gold discovered on his land), dies at 77 
Jun 28
Texas Jack Omohundro, American frontier scout, actor, and cowboy (b. 1846) 
Jun 29
George W Vreede, lawyer/politician, dies 
Jun 29
Daniel Chonqadze, The Legend of Suram Fortress 
Jul 9
Paul Broca, French physician and anatomist (b. 1824) 
Jul 12
Tom Taylor, The Ticket of Leave Man 
Jul 21
Hiram Walden, American politician (b. 1800) 
Jul 22
Anna Caroline Oury, composer, dies at 72 
Aug 2
Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch, Los amantes de Teruel 
Aug 5
Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Austrian physician (b. 1816) 
Aug 15
Adelaide Neilson, English Actress (b. 1848) 
Aug 17
Ole Bull, Norwegian violinist and composer (b. 1810) 
Sep 1
Antoon Jurgens, margarine maker, dies at 75 
Sep 15
William Hauser, composer, dies at 67 
Sep 22
G F Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia), dies 
Oct 4
William Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies 
Oct 4
Jacques Offenbach, Full Metal Jacket 
Oct 5
Jacques Offenbach, German-born composer (b. 1819) 
Oct 6
Benjamin Pierce, US mathematician/astronomer, dies 
Oct 14
Victorio, Apache chief/murderer, killed by Mexican army 
Oct 16
Edward Wolff, composer, dies at 64 
Oct 20
Lydia Maria Child, Shining Time Station: 'Tis a Gift 
Nov 6
Estanislao Del Campo, El Fausto Criollo 
Nov 7
Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer, dies at 72 
Nov 8
Jacob Edvard Gille, composer, dies at 66 
Nov 11
Lucretia Mott, US quaker (1st Woman's Rights Convention), dies 
Nov 11
Ned Kelly, Australian outlaw and bushranger, executed at 25 
Nov 19
Bernard de Hair, vicar/poet/church historian, dies at 74 
Nov 24
Hanri Reber, composer, dies at 73 
Nov 26
Guilherme Antonio Cossoul, composer, dies at 52 
Nov 28
Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (b. 1837) 
Dec 2
Josephine Lang, composer, dies at 65 
Dec 11
Oliver Fisher Winchester, American businessman and politician (b. 1810) 
Dec 12
Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83 
Dec 15
Carlo Boncompagni di Mombello, Ital minister of Justice, dies at 76 
Dec 22
George Eliot [Mary Anne Evans], Victorian novelist (Adam Bede), dies on 61st birthday 
Dec 22
George Eliot, Middlemarch 
Dec 25
Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councillor (b. 1828) 
Dec 27
Alessandro Nini, composer, dies at 75 
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