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Notable Deaths - 1895

1895Frederick Douglass, escaped slave, anti-slavery leader, dies at 77

1895Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (Pasteurization), dies at 72

1895 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 3
James Merritt Ives, American lithographer with Nathaniel Currier (b. 1824) 
Jan 9
Aaron Lufkin Dennison, American watch manufacturer (b. 1812) 
Jan 10
Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer, dies at 45 
Jan 22
Edward Solomon, composer, dies at 39 
Jan 24
Lord Randolph Churchill, British politician (b. 1849) 
Jan 26
Arthur Cayley, mathematician, dies 
Jan 28
Francois Certain de Canrobert, French marshal, dies at 85 
Feb 2
Archduke Albert, Austrian general (b. 1817) 
Feb 4
Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer, dies at 71 
Feb 16
Fredrik August Dahlgren, Värmlänningarna 
Feb 18
Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austrian (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77 
Feb 18
Karl Abs, German professional wrestler (b. 1851) 
Feb 20
Frederick Douglass, escaped slave, anti-slavery leader, dies at 77 
Feb 24
Ignaz Lachner, composer, dies at 87 
Mar 2
Berthe MP Morisot, French painter/aquarelliste, dies at 54 
Mar 2
Ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79), dies at 64 
Mar 5
Nikolai Leskow, writer, dies at 64 
Mar 5
Henry Rawlinson, British soldier and scholar (b. 1810) 
Mar 5
Nikolai Leskov, Siberian Lady Macbeth 
Mar 6
Camilla Collett, Norwegian writer and feminist (b. 1813) 
Mar 7
Aloys Martin Kunc, The Last Metro 
Mar 9
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Austrian writer (Masochism), dies at 59 
Mar 9
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Venus in Fur 
Mar 10
Charles Frederick Worth, English-born couturier (b. 1826) 
Mar 17
Friedrich Zell, Joseph Balsamo 
Apr 8
Manuel Pinheiro Chagas, La mantilla de Beatriz 
Apr 11
Julius Lothar Meyer, German Chemist, dies at 64 
Apr 17
Jorge Isaacs, María 
Apr 19
George Scharf, critic, dies 
Apr 19
Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT-stempels), dies at 70 
Apr 23
Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig, physiologist, dies 
Apr 23
Carl Ludwig, German physician (b. 1815) 
Apr 30
Gustav Freytag, writer, dies at 78 
Apr 30
Gustav Freytag, Die Journalisten 
May 11
Feliks Jaronski, composer, dies at 71 
May 15
Joseph Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker' Almanack), dies at 75 
May 19
Jose J Marti y Perez, Spanish/Cuban poet (Versos sencillos), dies 
May 19
José Martí, Antz 
May 21
Franz von Suppe, Austrian composer (Poet und Bauer), dies at 76 
May 21
Franz von Suppé, Beetlejuice 
May 23
Franz E Neumann, German mineralogist/physicist, dies at 96 
May 24
Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter, dies at 73 
May 25
Ahmed Djevdet Pasja, Turkish minister of Justice, dies at 73 
Jun 15
Richard Genee, composer, dies at 72 
Jun 15
Richard Genée, Die Fledermaus 
Jun 23
Joseph Paul Skelly, composer, dies at 44 
Jun 29
Thomas Henry Huxley, English scientist (b. 1825) 
Jul 2
William Rockstro, composer, dies at 72 
Jul 4
Frederic Soler, Don Jaume, el conquistador 
Jul 8
Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian scientist (b. 1821) 
Jul 14
Alexander Ewing, composer, dies at 65 
Jul 19
Charles T Stork, great industrialist (cotton mach factory), dies at 73 
Jul 19
Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants), dies at 67 
Jul 28
Joannes Kappeyne van Coppello, Internal minister (1877-89), dies at 72 
Aug 2
Joseph Thomson, Scottish geologist and early African explorer (Thomson's Gazelle), dies of pneumonia at 37 
Aug 5
Friedrich English, German textile manufacturer/marxist, dies 
Aug 5
Friedrich Engels, Too Early/Too Late 
Aug 6
George Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74 
Aug 6
George Frederick Root, Lincoln 
Aug 13
Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition), dies 
Aug 19
John Wesley Hardin, American gunfighter (b. 1853) 
Aug 19
John Wesley Hardin, The Lawless Breed 
Aug 24
John F Loudon, entrepreneur/colonial director, dies at 74 
Sep 8
Adam Opel, German manufacturer (motorcars), dies at 58 
Sep 10
Harrison Millard, composer, dies at 64 
Sep 14
Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter, dies at 57 
Sep 15
Jan Kleczynski, composer, dies at 58 
Sep 17
Auguste Toulet, Belgian balloonist, dies 
Sep 21
Viktor Rydberg, Tomten 
Sep 28
Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (Pasteurization), dies at 72 
Oct 8
Charles Oberthur, composer, dies at 76 
Oct 25
Charles Halle, British pianist, dies 
Oct 31
Franz Hedrich, Austria writer, dies at about 62 
Nov 1
Aleksander Zarzycki, composer, dies at 61 
Nov 4
Eugene Field, Wynken, Blynken & Nod 
Nov 11
Julius Tausch, composer, dies at 68 
Nov 16
Samuel Francis Smith, Bandslam 
Nov 25
Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist, dies at 68 
Nov 27
French writer and playwright Alexandre Dumas (b. 1824), son of the French author of the same name 
Nov 27
Alexandre Dumas fils, Camille 
Nov 29
Eduard count von Taaffe, Austria premier (1868..93), dies at 62 
Dec 5
Chief Gall, Sioux chief (b. 1840) 
Dec 13
Ányos Jedlik, Hungarian physicist (b. 1800) 
Dec 25
Raul d'Avila Pompeia, Brazilian writer (Boarding-school), dies at 32 
Dec 25
Raul Pompéia, Memórias de Amor 
Dec 30
LP Hartley, British writer, dies 
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