Died in 1910

Jan 4 Léon Delagrange a French aviator and sculptor.
Jan 5 Léon Walras a French mathematical economist. He formulated the marginal theory of value and pioneered the development of general equilibrium theory
Jan 8 Karl Ivanovich Weber a diplomat of the Russian Empire and a personal friend to King Gojong of Korea's Joseon Dynasty. He is best known for his 1885–1897 service as Russia's first consul general to Korea
Jan 9 Nathaniel Moore an American golfer who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was the son of James Hobart Moore, a wealthy businessman with controlling interest in National Biscuit Company, Continental Can, Diamond Match and the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad. He died of natural causes in the Chez Shaw brothel in Chicago's Levee district after spending much of the previous night at the Everleigh Club
Jan 10 Frederik Vermehren born in Ringsted to glazier Peter Frederik Nikolai Vermehren and his wife Sofie Amalie. His artistic career took place during the period of Danish art between the Golden Age of Danish Painting and that of the Skagen Painters. Vermehren, along with fellow artists Christen Dalsgaard and Julius Exner, were the three big names in Danish genre painting that depicted the ordinary people of the country, especially farmers and other country folk. His idealised depictions helped define and encourage Denmark's national romantic art period
Jan 13 Andrew Jackson Davis an American Spiritualist, born in Blooming Grove, New York.
Jan 13 Paul Hoecker a German painter of the Munich School and founding member of the Munich Secession.
Jan 17 Friedrich Kohlrausch a German physicist who investigated the conductive properties of electrolytes and contributed to knowledge of their behaviour. He also investigated elasticity, thermoelasticity, and thermal conduction as well as magnetic and electrical precision measurements
Jan 17 Joaquim Nabuco a Brazilian writer, statesman, and a leading voice in the abolitionist movement of his country.
Jan 19 Andrea Costa an Italian socialist activist, born in Imola.
Jan 27 Thomas Crapper a plumber who founded Thomas Crapper & Co in London. Contrary to widespread misconceptions, Crapper did not invent the flush toilet. He did, however, do much to increase the popularity of the toilet, and developed some important related inventions, such as the ballcock. He was noted for the quality of his products and received several royal warrants
Jan 28 Alfredo Capelli an Italian mathematician who discovered Capelli's identity.
Jan 29 Édouard Rod a French-Swiss novelist.
Feb 1 Otto Julius Bierbaum a German writer.
Feb 1 Antonín Slavíček a Czech Impressionist painter who worked mostly in the area surrounding Kameničky.
Feb 4 Wilhelm Krause a German anatomist born in Hanover. He was the son of anatomist Karl Friedrich Theodor Krause
Feb 6 Alfonso Maria Fusco a Roman Catholic priest and founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of John the Baptist, commonly known as Baptistine Sisters. Their mission was to evangelize, educate and promote youth, especially those who were most poor, abandoned and at risk
Feb 8 Hans Jæger a Norwegian writer, philosopher and anarchist political activist who was part of the Oslo based bohemian group Kristianiabohêmen. He was prosecuted for his book Fra Kristiania-bohêmen and convicted to 60 days' imprisonment in a supreme court ruling in 1886. He and other bohemians tried to live by the nine commandments Jæger had formulated in the Fra Kristiania-bohêmen
Feb 14 Giovanni Passannante an Italian anarchist who attempted to assassinate king Umberto I of Italy, the first attempt against Savoy monarchy since its origins. Originally condemned to death, his sentence was later commuted to life imprisonment. The conditions of his imprisonment drove him insane and have been denounced as inhumane
Feb 16 Princess Hermine of Waldeck and Pyrmont a German princess. She was the second daughter of George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont and his wife Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym. She was an aunt of the Dutch Queen Emma
Feb 18 Lucy Stanton (abolitionist) an American abolitionist and feminist figure, notable for being the first African American to complete a four-year course of a study at a college or university. She graduated from Oberlin Collegiate Institute on August 27, 1850
Feb 20 Jean Odon Debeaux a French military pharmacist, botanist and malacologist.
Feb 21 Boutros Ghali the prime minister of Egypt from 1908 to 1910.
Feb 23 Vera Komissarzhevskaya one of the most celebrated actresses and theatre managers of the late Russian Empire. She made her professional debut in 1893, after having acted as an amateur at Constantin Stanislavsky's Society of Art and Literature. She is probably best known today for originating the role of Nina in the ill-fated premiere of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, at the Alexandrinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg in 1896. Though the production was deemed an utter failure, Komissarzhevskaya's performance was highly praised
Feb 24 Osman Hamdi Bey an Ottoman administrator, intellectual, art expert and also a prominent and pioneering painter. He was also an accomplished archaeologist, and is considered as the pioneer of the museum curator's profession in Turkey. He was the founder of Istanbul Archaeology Museums and of İstanbul Academy of Fine Arts , known today as the Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts
Feb 25 Worthington Whittredge an American artist of the Hudson River School. Whittredge was a highly regarded artist of his time, and was friends with several leading Hudson River School artists including Albert Bierstadt and Sanford Robinson Gifford. He traveled widely and excelled at landscape painting, many examples of which are now in major museums. He served as president of the National Academy of Design from 1874 to 1875 and was a member of the selection committees for the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition and the 1878 Paris Exposition, both important venues for artists of the day
Feb 28 Ivan Mikhailovich Obolensky an Imperial Russian Lieutenant-General.
Mar 4 Knut Ångström a Swedish physicist. He was the son of physicist Anders Jonas Ångström and studied in Uppsala from 1877 to 1884, when he received his licentiat-degree, before going for a short time to the University of Strassburg to study with August Kundt. Coming back to Uppsala, he completed his doctoral degree and was appointed lecturer in physics at the new university college in Stockholm in 1885. After a few years working there, he returned to Uppsala in 1891 and received the professorship of Physics in 1896
Mar 9 Kirill Lemokh a Russian genre painter and member of the Imperial Academy of Arts.
Mar 10 Carl Reinecke a German composer, conductor, and pianist.
Mar 10 Karl Lueger an Austrian politician, mayor of Vienna, and leader and cofounder of the Austrian Christian Social Party. He is credited with the transformation of the city of Vienna into a modern city. The populist and anti-Semitic politics of his Christian Social Party are sometimes viewed as a model for Hitler's Nazism
Mar 14 Johan Vaaler a Norwegian inventor and patent clerk, from 1892 office manager of Bryns Patentkontor in Kristiania. He has often erroneously been identified with the invention of the common paper clip, known to all office employees for more than a hundred years. He was born in Aurskog as the son of a farmer, and died in Kristiania
Mar 15 Hans Heinrich Landolt the Swiss chemist who discovered iodine clock reaction. He is also one of the founders of Landolt-Börnstein database
Mar 16 Eduard Friedrich Wilhelm Pflüger a German physiologist born in Hanau.
Mar 18 Giovanni Battista Lamperti an Italian singing teacher and son of the singing teacher Francesco Lamperti. He is the author of The Technics of Bel Canto and source for Vocal Wisdom: Maxims of Giovanni Battista Lamperti
Mar 21 Johannes Schilling a German sculptor.
Mar 23 Nadar (photographer) the pseudonym of Gaspard-Félix Tournachon , a French photographer, caricaturist, journalist, novelist, and balloonist.
Mar 24 Galen Clark known as the first European American to discover the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia trees, and is notable for his role in gaining legislation to protect it and the Yosemite area, and for 24 years serving as Guardian of Yosemite National Park.
Mar 26 Auguste Charlois a French astronomer who discovered 99 asteroids while working in Nice.
Mar 26 An Jung-geun a Korean independence activist, nationalist, and pan-Asianist.
Mar 27 Alexander Emanuel Agassiz an American scientist and engineer.
Mar 28 David Josiah Brewer an American jurist and an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court for 20 years. He was a Republican
Mar 28 Édouard Colonne a French conductor and violinist, who was a champion of the music of Berlioz and other eminent 19th-century composers.
Mar 29 George Turner (artist) an English landscape artist and farmer who has been dubbed "Derbyshire's John Constable".
Mar 29 Mikhail Khalansky Russian Slavonic philologist and folklorist and corresponding member of the academy of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences since 5 December 1909.
Mar 29 Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé a French diplomat, Orientalist, travel writer, archaeologist, philanthropist and literary critic.
Mar 30 Frederick Wicks an English author and inventor, whose book The British Constitution and Government was first published in 1871 and ran to several editions. He was born in Stockwell, Surrey, the youngest son of Samuel Wicks , a corn dealer, & Mary Wicks
Mar 30 Jean Moréas a Greek poet, essayist, and art critic, who wrote mostly in the French language but also in Greek during his youth.
Apr 1 Mikhail Vrubel usually regarded amongst the Russian painters of the Symbolist movement. In reality, he deliberately stood aloof from contemporary art trends, so that the origin of his unusual manner should be sought in Late Byzantine and Early Renaissance painting
Apr 1 Borden Parker Bowne an American Christian philosopher and theologian in the Methodist tradition. In 1876 he became a professor of philosophy at Boston University, where he taught for more than thirty years. He later served as dean of the graduate school. Bowne was an acute critic of positivism and naturalism. He categorized his views as Kantianized Berkeleyanism, transcendental empiricism and, finally, personalism, a philosophical branch of liberal theology: of this branch Bowne is the dominant figure; this personalism is sometimes called Boston Personalism, in contrast with the California Personalism of George Holmes Howison. Bowne's masterpiece, Metaphysics, appeared in 1882. Bowne was chiefly influenced by Hermann Lotze