Famous Deaths in January 1898

  • Jan 3 James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70
  • Jan 4 Frantisek Pivoda, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 11 Gaetano Capocci, composer, dies at 86

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Jan 14 Lewis Carroll, English writer (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland), dies at 65

Author and Mathematician Lewis Carroll
Author and Mathematician
Lewis Carroll
  • Jan 16 Charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)
  • Jan 23 W. A. Remy [Wilhelm Mayer], Austro-Bohemian composer, dies at 66
  • Jan 28 Alexandru Flechtenmacher, composer, dies at 74