Date of Death between 1881-01-01 and 1881-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


11 names.


1. Fyodor Dostoevsky

Writer | The Double

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born on November 11, 1821, in Moscow, Russia. He was the second of seven children of Mikhail Andreevich and Maria Dostoevsky. His father, a doctor, was a member of the Russian nobility, owned serfs and had a considerable estate near Moscow where he lived with his ...

2. Modest Mussorgsky

Soundtrack | Dracula 2000

In 1856 Moussorgsky joined the Russian army where he met the piano player and composer 'Balakirev' who taught him composition. As he could not finish his studies in music, Moussorgsky did not know all stylistic means of composition perfectly and thus had to follow his instinct in his works becoming...

3. James A. Garfield

James A. Garfield was born on November 19, 1831 in Moreland Hills, Ohio, USA as James Abram Garfield. He was married to Lucretia Rudolph. He died on September 19, 1881 in Elberon, New Jersey, USA.

4. Tsar Alexander II

Self | Last of the Czars

Tsar Alexander II was born on April 17, 1818 in Moscow, Russian Empire. He was married to Princess Catherine Dolgoruki and Marie von Hessen und bei Rhein. He died on March 13, 1881 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire [now Russia].

5. Benjamin Disraeli

Writer | Sybil

Served as Prime Minister of United Kingdom in 1868 and 1874-1880.

6. Marcus Clarke

Writer | The Life of Rufus Dawes

Is buried in Melbourne General Cemetery in Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

7. August Senoa

Writer | Matija Gubec

Studied law in Prague.

8. Giovanni Ruffini

Soundtrack | Rocky Balboa

Italian librettist, he lived in Paris, London and Edinburgh for most of his writing career.

10. Giulio Briccialdi

Soundtrack | Wide Sargasso Sea

Giulio Briccialdi was an Italian flautist, composer and flute teacher whose main claim to fame was the addition of a B-flat thumb key to the first "modern" flutes of Theobald Boehm, extending their range and ease of playing. He toured Europe as a concert performer and taught flute at the Florence ...


11 names.

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