Deaths in History in January 1898

  • Jan 3 James Wimshurst, British designer/inventor (vacuum pump), dies at 70

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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)