Famous Deaths in December 1892

  • 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