Deaths in History in December 1894

  • Dec 3 HM Jozef Schadde, Flem architect (Antwerp Stock exchange), dies at 76

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Dec 3 Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist (Treasure Island), dies at 45

  • Dec 7 Ferdinand de Lesseps, French engineer/diplomat/earl, dies at 89
  • Dec 8 Willem JF Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian, dies at 71
  • Dec 8 Pafnuty Chebyshev, Russian mathematician (b. 1821)

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Dec 12 Sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of a sudden heart attack at 49

4th Prime Minister of Canada John Thompson
4th Prime Minister of Canada
John Thompson
  • Dec 13 Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist, dies at 68
  • Dec 29 Christina Rossetti, English poet, dies at 64 in London
  • Dec 30 Amelia Jenks Bloomer, suffragist (Bloomers named for her), dies at 76
  • Dec 31 Thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes-integral), dies at 38