Date of Death between 1885-01-01 and 1885-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

13 names.

1. Victor Hugo

Writer | Les Misérables

Although Hugo was fascinated by poems from childhood on, he spent some time on the polytechnic university of Paris until he dedicated all his work to literature. He was one of the few authors who were allowed to reach popularity during lifetime and one of the leaders of French romance.

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2. Ulysses S. Grant

Theodore Roosevelt considered him to be a President whose influence was on par with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

5. Julius Benedict

Writer | Lily of Killarney

He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1871 Queen Victoria's Honours List for his services to music.

8. Lauro Rossi

Self | Il suono instabile della libertà

Lauro Rossi was born on February 19, 1812 in Macerata, Kingdom of Italy. He died on May 5, 1885 in Cremona, Lombardy, Italy.

10. Helen Hunt Jackson

Writer | Ramona

Had two children by Capt. Edward Bissell Hunt, both of whom died in infancy.

13. Karamchand Gandhi

Karamchand Gandhi died in November 1885 in India.

13 names.

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