Famous Deaths in May 1898

  • May 1 Alphonse Wauters, Belgian historian, dies at 81
  • May 2 Charles C. Walcutt, American general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, dies of an old war wound at 60

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May 19 William Ewart Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Liberal: 1868-74, 1880-86, 1892-94), dies of heart failure at 88

British Prime Minister William Gladstone
British Prime Minister
William Gladstone
  • May 22 Edward Bellamy, American author/socialist, dies of tuberculosis at 48