Jan 01 Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805) died in the year 1881.
Jan 21 Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)
Jan 30 In the year 1881 jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58
Feb 02 Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 on this day in history.
Feb 05 Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 in the year 1881.
Feb 06 In the year 1881 pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68
Feb 07 Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 in the year 1881.