Famous People Who Died In 1898

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1898. This list includes people like Otto von Bismarck, Lewis Carroll, William Ewart Gladstone, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Stéphane Mallarmé and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, poets, mathematicians and philosophers who died in 1898. This list includes people from United Kingdom, France, India & Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Otto von Bismarck
(Chancellor of the German Empire (1871-1890))

Otto von Bismarck
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schönhausen, Germany
Died: July 30

 2 
Lewis Carroll
(English Author Best Known for His Works: ‘Alice's Adventures in Wonderland’ & Its Sequel ‘Through the Looking-Glass’)

Lewis Carroll
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 27, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 
Empress Elisabeth of Austria
(Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary (1854-1898))

Empress Elisabeth of Austria
4
Birthdate: December 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 10

 4 
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
(Indian Islamic Reformer and Educationist Who Founded the ‘Muhammadan Anglo-Oriental College’, the First Muslim University in Southern Asia)

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
10
Birthdate: October 17, 1817
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: March 27

 5 
William Ewart Gladstone
(Prime Minister)

William Ewart Gladstone
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: May 19

 6 
George Muller
(Evangelist)

George Muller
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1805
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kroppenstedt, Germany
Died: March 10

 7 
Henry Bessemer
(Inventor)

Henry Bessemer
3
Birthdate: January 19, 1813
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charlton, England
Died: March 15
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 8 
Aubrey Beardsley
(Illustrator)

Aubrey Beardsley
1
Birthdate: August 21, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: March 16

 9 
Stéphane Mallarmé
(Poet, Critic)

Stéphane Mallarmé
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 18, 1842
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 9

 10 
John Newlands
(Chemist)

John Newlands
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: July 29

 11 
Matilda Joslyn Gage
(Abolitionist, Freethinker, Author)

Matilda Joslyn Gage
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 24, 1826
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cicero
Died: March 18

 12 

William S. Rosecrans
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 6, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Delaware County, Ohio, U.S.
Died: March 11

Soapy Smith
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: July 8

 14 

Edward Burne-Jones
2
Birthdate: August 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: June 17

 15 
Ivan Shishkin
(Painter)

Ivan Shishkin
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yelabuga, Russia
Died: March 20

 16 
Charles Garnier
(architect)

Charles Garnier
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 6, 1825
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 3

 17 
Don Carlos Buell
(Military personnel)

Don Carlos Buell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 23, 1818
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lowell
Died: November 19

 18 
Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
(Spiritual Leader)

Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
Died: 1898 AD

 19 
Gustave Moreau
(French Symbolist Painter Known for His Erotic Paintings of Mythological and Religious Subjects)

Gustave Moreau
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1826
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 18

 20 
Louise of Hesse-Kassel
(Queen of Denmark)

Louise of Hesse-Kassel
2
Birthdate: September 7, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kassel, Electorate of Hesse, German Confederation
Died: September 29

 21 

John Ernst Worrell Keely
0
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 3, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 18

 22 
Samuel Plimsoll
(Politician)

Samuel Plimsoll
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: June 3

 23 

Justin Smith Morrill
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Strafford, Vermont, United States
Died: December 28

 24 
Félicien Rops
(Painter, Illustrator)

Félicien Rops
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1833
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Namur
Died: August 23

 25 
Theodor Fontane
(Poet, Novelist)

Theodor Fontane
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neuruppin, Germany
Died: September 20

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
0
Birthdate: December 14, 1824
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: October 24

 27 

Lawrence Sullivan Ross
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bentonsport, Iowa, United States
Died: January 3

 28 

Sarah Emma Edmonds
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1838, 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Magaguadavic, Canada
Died: September 5

 29 

Eugène Boudin
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honfleur, France
Died: August 8

 30 
Pavel Tretyakov
(Founder of the Moscow Merchant Bank)

Pavel Tretyakov
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 27, 1832
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 16

 31 

Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 15, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wadsley, England
Died: November 20

 32 
Siegfried Marcus
(Former inventor who built four of the world’s earliest gasoline-powered automobiles)

Siegfried Marcus
1
Birthdate: September 18, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Malchin, Germany
Died: July 1

 33 
Ferdinand Cohn
(Founder of Bacteriology and Microbiology)

Ferdinand Cohn
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 24, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: June 25

 34 
Wilford Woodruff
(Religious leader)

Wilford Woodruff
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 1, 1807
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 2

 35 
Edward Bellamy
(Journalist)

Edward Bellamy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1850
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 22

 36 

Georges Rodenbach
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 16, 1855
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tournai, Belgium
Died: December 25

 37 

Ángel Ganivet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: November 29

 38 
George Grey
(Politician)

George Grey
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: September 19

 39 

Mikhail Chernyayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mogilev Governorate, Russia
Died: August 16

 40 

Gardner Quincy Colton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 7, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Georgia, Vermont, United States
Died: August 10

 41 

Miklós Barabás
0
Birthdate: February 10, 1810
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Catalina, Romania
Died: February 12

 42 
Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
(Master of Literary Realism Who Is Mainly Remembered for Stirring Narrative Ballads Like ‘Die Füße Im Feuer')

Conrad Ferdinand Meyer
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 11, 1825
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 28

João da Cruz e Sousa
0
Birthdate: November 24, 1861
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florianópolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Died: March 19

 44 

David Ames Wells
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 17, 1828
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 6

 45 

Odo of France
0
Birthdate: 0857 AD
Birthplace: Neustria
Died: January 1

 46 
Clara Fisher
(Actress)

Clara Fisher
0
Birthdate: July 14, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 12

 47 
Rudolf Leuckart
(Zoologist)

Rudolf Leuckart
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 7, 1822
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Helmstedt, Germany
Died: February 6

 48 
Gong Qinwang
(Chinese official)

Gong Qinwang
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 11, 1833
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Died: May 29

 49 

Charles Pelham Villiers
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 3, 1802
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: January 16

William Seward Burroughs I
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: September 14