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