Famous Deaths in December 1898

  • Dec 13 George Frederick Bristow, American composer (Rip van Winkle), dies at 72
  • Dec 16 Pavel Tretyakov, Russian businessman and art collector, dies at 65
  • Dec 24 Eugeniusz Pankiewicz, composer, dies at 41
  • Dec 24 Sharbel Makhluf, Lebanese monk canonized in 1977 by Pope Paul VI, dies at 70 (b. 1828)
  • Dec 29 Georg Goltermann, composer, dies at 74