Deaths in History in July 1898

  • Jul 8 Soapy Smith, American con artist (b. 1860)
  • Jul 11 Charles Chanoine, French lt/mass murderer in Senegal, dies
  • Jul 12 Paul Voulet, French captain/mass murderer in Senegal, dies
  • Jul 15 Jean Baptiste Salpointe, second Archbishop of Santa Fe (d. 1825)
  • Jul 17 John Stuart Williams, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 80

Person of interestOtto von Bismarck

Jul 30 Otto von Bismarck, German "Iron" chancellor, dies at 83

German Statesman Otto von Bismarck
German Statesman
Otto von Bismarck