Famous People Who Died In 1898

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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.
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 1 
Otto von Bismarck
(Chancellor of the German Empire (1871 - 1890))
Otto von Bismarck
23
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
15
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
5
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
28
Birthdate: October 17, 1817
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: March 27
 5 
William Ewart Gladstone
(Prime Minister)
William Ewart Gladstone
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: May 19
 6 
George Muller
(Christian Evangelist Who was One of the Founders of the Plymouth Brethren Movement)
George Muller
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1805
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Died: March 10
 7 
Henry Bessemer
(Inventor)
Henry Bessemer
3
Birthdate: January 19, 1813
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charlton, England
Died: March 15
 8 
Aubrey Beardsley
(Illustrator)
Aubrey Beardsley
2
Birthdate: August 21, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Died: March 16
Soapy Smith
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1860
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: July 8
 10 
Stéphane Mallarmé
(French Symbolist Poet)
Stéphane Mallarmé
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 18, 1842
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 9
 11 
John Newlands
(Chemist)
John Newlands
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 26, 1837
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
Died: July 29
 12 
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
 13 
William S. Rosecrans
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 6, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Delaware County, Ohio, U.S.
Died: March 11
 14 
Charles Garnier
(architect)
Charles Garnier
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 6, 1825
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 3
 15 
Ivan Shishkin
(Painter)
Ivan Shishkin
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yelabuga, Russia
Died: March 20
 16 
Don Carlos Buell
(Military personnel)
Don Carlos Buell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 23, 1818
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lowell
Died: November 19
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
0
Birthdate: December 14, 1824
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: October 24
 18 
Edward Burne-Jones
3
Birthdate: August 28, 1833
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: June 17
 19 
George Grey
(11th Premier of New Zealand (1877 - 1879) )
George Grey
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: September 19
 20 
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
 21 
Félicien Rops
(Painter, Illustrator)
Félicien Rops
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 7, 1833
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Namur
Died: August 23
 22 
Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
(Spiritual Leader)
Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
Died: 1898 AD
 23 
Kate Kelly
(Ned Kelly's sister)
Kate Kelly
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beveridge, Australia
Died: September 30
 24 
Samuel Plimsoll
(British Politician and Social Reformer Known for Having Devised the 'Plimsoll Line')
Samuel Plimsoll
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1824
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: June 3
 25 
John Ernst Worrell Keely
1
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 3, 1837
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 18
 26 
Justin Smith Morrill
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 14, 1810
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Strafford, Vermont, United States
Died: December 28
 27 
Theodor Fontane
(German Novelist and Poet Who Is Considered the First Master of Modern Realistic Fiction in Germany)
Theodor Fontane
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1819
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Neuruppin, Germany
Died: September 20
 28 
Eugène Boudin
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1824
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Honfleur, France
Died: August 8
 29 
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
 30 
Louise of Hesse-Kassel
(Queen Consort of Denmark from 1863 to 1898)
Louise of Hesse-Kassel
3
Birthdate: September 7, 1817
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kassel, Electorate of Hesse, German Confederation
Died: September 29
 31 
Lawrence Sullivan Ross
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 27, 1838
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bentonsport, Iowa, United States
Died: January 3
 32 
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
 33 
Sarah Emma Edmonds
(The Second Woman Who was Admitted Into the Grand Army of the Republic)
Sarah Emma Edmonds
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Magaguadavic, Canada
Died: September 5
 34 
Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 15, 1817
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wadsley, England
Died: November 20
 35 
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
 36 
Georges Rodenbach
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 16, 1855
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tournai, Belgium
Died: December 25
 37 
Wilford Woodruff
(American Religious Leader)
Wilford Woodruff
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1807
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Farmington, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 2
 38 
Edward Bellamy
(Journalist)
Edward Bellamy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1850
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 22
 39 
Zacharias Topelius
(Finnish Writer, Poet and Historian Best Known for Writing Finnish Historical Novels in Swedish)
Zacharias Topelius
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 14, 1818
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nykarleby, Finland
Died: March 12
 40 
Mikhail Chernyayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mogilev Governorate, Russia
Died: August 16
 41 
Miklós Barabás
0
Birthdate: February 10, 1810
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Catalina, Romania
Died: February 12
 42 
Thomas F. Bayard
(Statesman)
Thomas F. Bayard
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 29, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: September 28
 43 
Ángel Ganivet
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Granada, Spain
Died: November 29
 44 
Odo of France
0
Birthdate: 0857 AD
Birthplace: Neustria
Died: January 1
 45 
Gardner Quincy Colton
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 7, 1814
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Georgia, Vermont, United States
Died: August 10
 46 
Clara Fisher
(Actress)
Clara Fisher
0
Birthdate: July 14, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 12
 47 
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
William Seward Burroughs I
0
Birthdate: January 28, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Auburn, New York, United States
Died: September 14
Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1821
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Meylan, France
Died: September 25
 50 
Charles Pelham Villiers
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 3, 1802
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London
Died: January 16