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Notable Deaths - 1890

1890Sir Richard Burton, British explorer and writer (b. 1821)

1890Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France

1890 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 7
Augusta Maria L Katharina, wife of Germ emperor Wilhelm I, dies at 78 
Jan 7
Hans Matthison-Hansen, composer, dies at 82 
Jan 14
Francesco D'Arcais, composer, dies at 59 
Jan 17
Salomon Sulzer, composer, dies at 85 
Jan 18
Amadeus I FM, king of Spain (1870-73), dies at 44 
Jan 20
Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 
Jan 30
Karl Merz, composer, dies at 53 
Feb 3
Christophorus H D Buys Ballot, Dutch meteorologist, dies at 72 
Feb 17
Christopher Sholes, American inventor (b. 1819) 
Feb 18
Guyla Andr ssy Sr, earl/premier of Hungary (1867-71), dies at 66 
Feb 22
John Jacob Astor III, American businessman (b. 1822) 
Feb 22
Carl Heinrich Bloch, Danish painter (b. 1834) 
Mar 13
Henry Wylde, composer, dies at 67 
Mar 16
Zorka of Montenegro, Princess of Serbia (b. 1864) 
Mar 20
Alexander F. Mozhaiski, aviation pioneer (b. 1825) 
Mar 22
Desire de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader, dies at 85 
Apr 1
David Wilber, American politician (b. 1820) 
Apr 2
Marinus FAG Campbell, bibliographer, dies at 70 
Apr 4
Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Quebec politician (b. 1820) 
Apr 4
Edmond Hébert, French geologist (b. 1812) 
Apr 8
Junius Morgan, philanthropist, dies at 76 
Apr 11
Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man" (b. 1862) 
Apr 13
Samuel J. Randall, American politician (b. 1828) 
Apr 17
John Barnett, composer, dies at 87 
Apr 22
Magnus Huss, Swedish Physician who coined the word alcoholism and was the first to define it as a disease, dies at 82 
Apr 30
Edwin Waugh, Ten Nights in a Barroom 
May 6
Hubert Leonard, composer, dies at 71 
May 7
James Nasmyth, Scottish Engineer and Inventor of the steam hammer, dies at 81 
May 19
Gus Kempis, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies of fever at 24 
May 25
Frans Hodell, Andersson, Pettersson och Lundström 
May 28
Viktor Ernst Nessler, composer, dies at 49 
Jun 1
Camilo Castelo Branco, Mysteries of Lisbon 
Jun 3
Henryk Oskar Kolberg, composer, dies at 76 
Jun 20
Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer, dies at 63 
Jun 28
Edouard Gregoir, composer, dies at 67 
Jun 30
Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer, dies at 71 
Jul 7
Henri Nestlé, Founder of Nestlé S.A. (b. 1814) 
Jul 13
John C. Frémont, American army officer, explorer and presidential candidate (b. 1813) 
Jul 15
Gottfried Keller, writer, dies at 70 
Jul 15
Gottfried Keller, Die mißbrauchten Liebesbriefe 
Jul 16
Gottfried Keller, novelist/poet, dies 
Jul 29
Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France 
Jul 29
Vincent van Gogh, Van Gogh: Painted with Words 
Aug 3
Louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76 
Aug 6
William Kemmier, The Chair 
Aug 11
John Henry Newman, English cardinal, dies at 89 
Aug 20
Frederick H. Hedge, Shenandoah 
Aug 22
Vasile Alecsandri, Romania poet/Foreign minister, dies at 69 
Aug 22
Vasile Alecsandri, Cucoana Chirita 
Sep 3
Charles-A Chatrian, French writer (Waterloo), dies at 63 
Sep 3
Willem Linnig Jr, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies 
Sep 3
Alexandre Chatrian, The Bells 
Sep 5
Ludwig Deppe, composer, dies at 61 
Sep 16
Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince, Roundhay Garden Scene 
Sep 18
Dion Boucicault, Irish/US actor/playwright (Octoroon), dies at 67 
Sep 18
Dion Boucicault, Kathleen Mavourneen 
Sep 22
Johanna D Courtmans-Berchmans, Flemish author, dies at 79 
Oct 3
Andries Andre, actor (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36 
Oct 3
Joseph Hergenröther, German historian (b. 1824) 
Oct 4
Catherine Booth, the Mother of The Salvation Army (b. 1829) 
Oct 7
John Hill Hewitt, composer, dies at 89 
Oct 7
John Hill Hewitt, The Jail at Junction Flats 
Oct 13
Samuel Freeman Miller, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1816) 
Oct 17
Prosper Philippe Catherine Sainton, composer, dies at 77 
Oct 20
Sir Richard Burton, British explorer and writer (b. 1821) 
Oct 23
Karel M M Verlat, Flemish painter/graphic artist, dies 
Oct 26
Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian writer (Pinocchio), dies 
Oct 26
Carlo Collodi, Pinocchio 
Nov 1
Júlio Ribeiro, A Carne 
Nov 3
Ulrich Ochsenbein, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1811) 
Nov 4
Jacob PP baron van Zuylen, Dutch foreign minister (1852-3), dies at 74 
Nov 4
Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, composer, dies at 46 
Nov 8
Caesar-Auguste Franck, Belgian organist/composer, dies at 67 
Nov 8
César Franck, The Wolverine 
Nov 16
Johann A H Scheler, Belgian man of letters/librarian, dies at 71 
Nov 22
Johanne Luise Heiberg, Danish actress, dies at 77 
Nov 23
Willem III, King of Netherland (1849-1890), dies at 73 
Nov 24
August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born financier (b. 1816) 
Nov 27
Emmanuele Muzio, composer, dies at 69 
Dec 3
Bill Midwinter, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia, 4 for England), dies 
Dec 4
Willem III, Dutch king, buried 
Dec 10
Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen (Net India 1861-66), dies at 84 
Dec 15
Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa-Sioux chief (Little Big Horn), killed by US Police aged 58 or 59 
Dec 21
Niels Vilhelm Gade, Danish composer, dies at 73 
Dec 21
Johanne Louise Heiberg, En søndag på Amager 
Dec 26
Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 
Dec 29
Big Foot, Sioux Indian chief, dies at Wounded Knee 
Dec 29
Octave Feuillet, A Parisian Romance 
Dec 29
Laza Lazarevic, Prvi put s ocem na jutrenje 
Dec 31
Pancha Carrasco, Costa Rican war heroine (b. 1826) 
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