Jan 01 Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805) died in the year 1881.
Jan 21 On this day in history death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)
Jan 25 In the year 1881 death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)
Jan 30 Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 06 Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Feb 07 Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 in the year 1881.