Famous Deaths in 1892

  • Jan 1 Roswell B. Mason, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)
  • Jan 2 George B Airy, English astronomer/writer, dies at 90
  • Jan 2 Frederick William Barber, South African frontiersman and scientist, dies at 78
  • Jan 7 Tewfik Pasja, viceroy of Egypt, dies at 39
  • Jan 7 Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, German Physician and Physiologist, dies at 72
  • Jan 8 John Heykamp, old-catholic archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 67
  • Jan 10 Heinrich Ludwig Egmont Dorn, composer, dies at 91
  • Jan 13 Charles Albert White, composer, dies at 62
  • Jan 14 Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, British prince (b. 1864)
  • Jan 16 Imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies
  • Jan 17 Alexandre Levy, composer, dies at 27
  • Jan 18 Anton Anderledy, Swiss Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1819)
  • Jan 21 John Couch Adams, English co-discoverer of Neptune, dies
  • Jan 22 Joseph Philo Bradley, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1813)
  • Jan 31 Charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist (b. 1834)
  • Feb 5 Emilie Flygare-Carlén, Swedish novelist (b. 1807)
  • Feb 11 Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 16 Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies
  • Feb 19 Monty Bowden, cricket captain (England v South Africa 1889), dies at 26
  • Feb 20 Hermann Kopp, German chemist (Law of Kopp), dies at 74
  • Feb 22 Herman Koeckemann, German Catholic prelate (b. 1828)

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Feb 27 Louis Vuitton, French founder of the Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods now owned by LVMH, dies at 70

Luggage Maker Louis Vuitton
Luggage Maker
Louis Vuitton
  • Mar 1 Archibald Scott, Scottish chemist, dies at 60
  • Mar 10 Otto van Raised, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1884-88), dies at 69
  • Mar 16 Samuel F. Miller, American politician (b. 1827)
  • Mar 20 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, dies at 41
  • Mar 26 Anton Wallerstein, composer, dies at 78

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Mar 26 Walt Whitman, American poet, dies in Camden, NJ at 72

  • Mar 29 William Bowman, English anatomist, dies at 75
  • Mar 31 Adolf Rzepko, composer, dies at 66
  • Apr 2 Willem J d'Ablaing van Giessenburg, Dut baron/genealogist, dies at 79

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Apr 17 Alexander Mackenzie, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada, dies of a stroke at 70

2nd Prime Minister of Canada Alexander Mackenzie
2nd Prime Minister of Canada
Alexander Mackenzie
  • Apr 19 Fr. Thomas Dale SSC, Anglican clergyman prosecuted for Ritualist practices in the 1870s (b. 1821)
  • Apr 22 Edouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo, composer, dies at 69
  • Apr 25 Henri Duveyrier, French explorer (b. 1840)
  • Apr 26 Sir Provo Wallis, British Admiral and naval hero (b. 1791)
  • May 1 Willem A Scholten, manufacturer (potatoes), dies at 89
  • May 2 Wilhelm Rust, composer, dies at 69
  • May 5 Jan Nepomuk Skroup, composer, dies at 80
  • May 5 August Wilhelm von Hofmann, German chemist (b. 1818)
  • May 6 Ernest Guiraud, composer, dies at 54
  • May 13 Jean Alexander Ferdinand Poise, composer, dies at 63
  • May 15 Arthur Hodister, British ivory seller (Heart of Darkness), murdered
  • May 16 John Banvard, painted worlds largest painting (3 mile canvas), dies
  • May 16 Theodoor J Canneel, Flemish painter, dies at 74
  • May 17 Gyorgy Klapka, Hungarian general/parliament leader, dies at 72
  • May 29 Baha'u'llah [Mirza HA Noeri], Persian founder (Baha'i), dies at 74
  • Jun 9 Friedrich Wilhelm Langhans, composer, dies at 59
  • Jun 9 Taiso Yoshitoshi, Woodblock print artist
  • Jun 9 William Grant Stairs, Canadian explorer (b. 1863)
  • Jun 16 Victor Tesch, Belgian lawyer/min of Justice, dies at 80
  • Jun 22 Pierre Ossian Bonnet, French mathematician (b. 1819)
  • Jun 28 Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (b. 1810)
  • Jul 18 Thomas Cook, English tour director (Thomas Cook & Son), dies at 83
  • Jul 19 Thomas Cook, CEO (Cook Travel Bureau), dies at 83
  • Aug 9 Matthias de Vries, linguistic (spelling), dies
  • Aug 11 Enrico Betti, Italian mathematician (b. 1813)
  • Aug 19 Frantisek Zdenek Xavier Alois Skuhersky, composer, dies at 62
  • Aug 23 Deodoro da Fonseca, 1st President of Brazil (b. 1827)
  • Sep 7 John G Whittier, US poet/secretary Anti-Slavery Society, dies
  • Sep 11 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, French composer (Les trois couleurs), dies at 84
  • Sep 17 Ignaz V Zingerle Edler von Simmersberg, Austrian, dies
  • Sep 24 Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname, dies at 69
  • Sep 24 Patrick S Gilmore, composer, dies at 62
  • Oct 4 Guillaume Van Kerckhoven, Belgian captain, dies at 39
  • Oct 5 Bill Powers, US member of Daltonbende, dies
  • Oct 5 Bob Dalton, US leader of Daltonbende, dies
  • Oct 5 Dick Broadwell, US member of Daltonbende, dies
  • Oct 5 Grat Dalton, US member of Daltonbende, dies

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Oct 6 Alfred Lord Tennyson, writer and British Poet Laureate, dies at 83

  • Oct 23 Mehemed Emin Pasja, German explorer, murdered at 52
  • Oct 25 Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison, 1st lady (1889-1892), dies at 60
  • Oct 29 William M Harnett, US painter (Old Cupboard Door), dies
  • Nov 15 Thomas Neill Cream, Scottish serial killer, is executed at 42
  • Nov 26 Charles Lavigerie, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1825)
  • Dec 1 Joseph Lippens, Belgian lieutenant in Congo, murdered
  • Dec 2 Jay Gould, American entrepreneur (b. 1836)
  • Dec 3 William Bonaparte, grandson of Lucien, dies
  • Dec 3 Afanasy Fet, Russian poet (b. 1820)
  • Dec 6 E Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75
  • Dec 11 William Milligan, Scottish theologian (b. 1821)
  • Dec 15 Charles Balmer, composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 18 Richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosaurus), dies at 88