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Notable Deaths - 1883

1883Wilhelm Richard Wagner, composer, dies at 69

1883Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/women's rights advocate, dies at 96

1883Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President US Confederate States, dies at 71

1883Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto), dies at 64

1883 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 4
Nicolas Ledesma, composer, dies at 91 
Jan 4
Antoine Eugène Alfred Chanzy, French general (b. 1823) 
Jan 5
Charles Tompson, first Australian published poet (b. 1806) 
Jan 10
Dr Samuel A. Mudd, American medical doctor (b. 1833) 
Jan 21
Jacopo Tomadini, composer, dies at 62 
Jan 23
Gustave Doré, French artist, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1832) 
Jan 23
Gustave Doré, Oliver Twist 
Jan 24
Friedrich von Flotow, German baron/composer, dies at 70 
Jan 24
Friedrich von Flotow, Analyze This 
Feb 1
Pavel Melnikov, Russian historian/author, dies 
Feb 8
Mary Dana, Cat and Clown 
Feb 12
Rosa Carlén, Bröllopet i Bränna 
Feb 13
Pavel Melnikov, [Petsjerski], Russian historian, dies at 64 
Feb 13
Wilhelm Richard Wagner, composer, dies at 69 
Feb 13
Richard Wagner, Apocalypse Now 
Feb 17
Napoleon Coste, composer, dies at 76 
Feb 17
Vasudeo Balwant Phadke, Indian revolutionary (b. 1845) 
Feb 26
Alexandros Koumoundouros, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1817) 
Mar 4
Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President US Confederate States, dies at 71 
Mar 12
Murrumgunarriman, [Twopenny], cricketer (Aboriginal team 1868), dies 
Mar 14
Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto), dies at 64 
Mar 14
Karl Marx, American Torso 
Mar 15
Karol Studzinski, composer, dies at 55 
Apr 4
Peter Cooper, American industrialist, inventor and philanthropist (b. 1791) 
Apr 6
Benjamin Wright Raymond, American politician (b. 1801) 
Apr 18
Agnes Tyrrell, composer, dies at 36 
Apr 22
Octave Fouque, composer, dies at 38 
Apr 24
Jules Sandeau, Le gendre de Monsieur Poirier 
Apr 30
Édouard Manet, French impressionist painter dies at 61 
May 1
Qorpo Santo, Eu Sou Vida, Eu Não Sou Morte 
May 17
Lydia Estes Pinklham, patent-medicine manufacturer, dies 
May 20
William Chambers, author/publisher, dies 
May 23
Cyprian K Norwid, Polish painter/poet/playwright (Wanda), dies 
May 23
Cyprian Kamil Norwid, Norwid 
May 24
Abdel Kadir, Algerian leader (b. 1808) 
May 25
Édouard René Lefebvre de Laboulaye, The Princess and the Magic Mirror 
May 26
Abdelkader El Djezairi, Algerian leader, scholar and national hero (b.1808) 
May 26
Edward Sabine, Irish astronomer (b. 1788) 
May 28
August Freyer, composer, dies at 79 
May 29
Albrecht of Prussia, mistress of John van Rossum, dies at 73 
May 29
WFLC Marianne, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies 
Jun 6
Ciprian Porumbescu, composer, dies at 29 
Jun 10
Carl Gradener, composer, dies at 71 
Jun 14
Edward FitzGerald, English poet (b. 1809) 
Jun 20
Olivier Gloux, [Gustave Aimard], French world explorer, dies at 64 
Jun 20
Alois Vojtech Smilovský, Za ranních cervánku 
Jul 1
Manuel Gregorio Tavarez, composer, dies at 39 
Jul 5
Frederick Scotson Clark, composer, dies at 42 
Jul 9
Adrien Louis Victor Boieldieu, composer, dies at 67 
Jul 12
Hermann Zopff, composer, dies at 57 
Jul 15
Tom Thumb, famous small person (40"), dies of a stroke at 44 
Jul 15
Tom Thumb,  
Jul 24
Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, drowns above Niagara Falls 
Jul 27
Albert Franz Doppler, composer, dies at 61 
Jul 27
Montgomery Blair, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford), dies at 70 
Jul 28
Wladyslaw Ludwik Anczyc, The Pianist 
Aug 1
Karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies 
Aug 12
Last Quagga, (zebra with less slashes), dies in Amsterdam zoo 
Aug 19
Jeremiah S. Black, American statesman (b. 1810) 
Aug 27
August Friedrich Pott, composer, dies at 76 
Sep 3
Iwan Turgenjew, writer, dies at 64 
Sep 3
Ivan Turgenev, Lover's Prayer 
Sep 10
Hendrik Conscience, The Conscript 
Sep 15
Joseph AF Plateau, Belgium physicist (Blue Moon), dies 
Sep 21
Johannes van Vloten, Dutch man of letters/theologist, dies at 65 
Oct 15
Francesco Schira, composer, dies at 74 
Oct 22
George Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies 
Oct 22
Thomas Mayne Reid, Irish-American novelist (b. 1818) 
Oct 29
Friedrich Robert Volkmann, composer, dies at 68 
Oct 30
Johann Vesque von Puttlingen, composer, dies at 80 
Oct 31
Swami Dayananda Saraswati, founder of Arya Samaj 
Nov 5
William Hicks, British col/commander (Egyptian army), dies in battle 
Nov 18
Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies 
Nov 25
Ludwig Erk, composer, dies at 76 
Nov 26
Sojourner Truth, US abolitionist/women's rights advocate, dies at 96 
Dec 13
Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (b. 1812) 
Dec 25
Marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer, dies at 65 
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