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Notable Deaths - 1894

1894Sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of a sudden heart attack at 49

1894Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, dies at 45

1894 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, German physicist (b. 1857) 
Jan 8
Pierre-Joseph van Beneden, paleont (life of tapeworms), dies at 84 
Jan 13
Nadezhda von Meck, Russian patroness of Pyotr Tchaikovsky (b. 1831) 
Jan 19
Francois Haverschmidt, Dutch writer, dies at 58 
Jan 21
Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer, dies at 24 
Feb 4
Antoine J "Adolphe" Sax, instrument maker (saxophone), dies at 79 
Feb 8
R.M. Ballentyne, The Coral Island 
Feb 11
Pasqual Juan Emilio Arrieta y Corera, composer, dies at 70 
Feb 11
Emilio Arrieta, Espérame en el cielo 
Feb 12
Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830) 
Feb 13
Franjo Racki, Croatian historian/politician, dies at 65 
Feb 14
Eugène Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (b. 1814) 
Feb 17
Francisco Asenjo Barbieri, El Barberillo de Lavapiés 
Feb 19
Ernesto Camillo Sivori, composer, dies at 78 
Feb 21
Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45 
Feb 25
James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51 
Feb 25
Steele MacKaye, The Miller's Daughter 
Mar 3
Ned Williamson, American baseball player (b. 1857) 
Mar 11
John Selby, cricketer (6 Tests for England 1877-82), dies 
Mar 12
Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (b. 1840) 
Mar 20
Lajos Kossuth, Hungarian freedom fighter/president (1849), dies at 91 
Mar 21
Jacob Rosenhaim, composer, dies at 80 
Mar 24
Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68 
Mar 27
Verney L Cameron, English explorer (Tanganyika), dies at 49 
Apr 8
Bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Mrinalini, Anandamath), dies at 55 
Apr 8
Bankimchandra Chatterjee, Anand Math 
Apr 11
Constantin Lipsius, German architect (b. 1832) 
May 8
Klara Fey, German orch leaser (Die Kleinen Betrachtungen), dies at 79 
May 12
Egnate Ninoshvili, Qristine 
May 21
August A Kundt, German physicist, (test of Kundt), dies at 54 
May 21
Emile Henry, French anarchist (b. 1872) 
May 24
William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63 
Jun 3
Karl Eduard Zachariae, German expert on Byzantine Law (b. 1812) 
Jun 5
Immanuel Faisst, composer, dies at 70 
Jun 22
Alexandre-Antonin Taché, Canadian archbishop (b. 1823) 
Jun 24
M F Sadi Carnot, president of France (1887-94), murdered at about 56 
Jul 1
Julius PJA van Nyevelt, Dutch min of Foreign affairs, dies at 77 
Jul 1
Allan Pinkerton, American private detective (b. 1819) 
Jul 5
Betty Paoli, writer, dies 
Jul 8
Vladimir Nikitich Kashperov, composer, dies 
Jul 13
Juventino Rosas, composer, dies at 26 
Jul 13
Juventino Rosas, Pitch Perfect 
Jul 17
Josef Hyrtl, Austrian anatomist (b. 1810) 
Jul 18
Leconte de Lisle, writer, dies at 75 
Aug 3
George Inness, US landscape painter (Delaware Water Gap), dies at 69 
Aug 16
Herman van der Tuuk, Dutch linguist (Toba Batak grammar), dies at 70 
Aug 18
William Charles Levey, composer, dies at 57 
Aug 26
PPH van Ham, general-major, dies in battle on Lombok 
Aug 26
Te Wherowhero Tāwhia,the second Māori King (New Zealand) 
Sep 8
Hermann von Helmholtz, German physician (b. 1821) 
Sep 13
Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer (b. 1841) 
Sep 13
Emmanuel Chabrier, Détective 
Sep 17
Deng Shichang, Chinese admiral (b. 1849) 
Sep 24
Martinus Nijhoff, founder Nijhoff's book publisher (Van Dale), dies 
Oct 7
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., American writer (b. 1809) 
Oct 7
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Elsie Venner 
Oct 8
Robun Kanagaki, Takahashi Oden - Kôhen 
Oct 27
Alphons Czibulka, Hour of Glory 
Oct 30
Honoré Mercier, politician, Premier of Quebec (b. 1840) 
Oct 30
Xisto Bahia, Como É Boa Nossa Empregada 
Nov 1
Tsar Alexander III of Russia (b. 1845) Reigned from 1881 
Nov 2
Czar Aleksandr III,  
Nov 20
Anton Rubinstein, Russian composer (Dmitri Donskoi), dies at 64 
Nov 20
Anton Rubinstein, Evening 
Nov 27
Johanna von Puttkamer, Prussian noblewoman, wife of Otto von Bismarck (b. 1824) 
Dec 3
HM Jozef Schadde, Flem architect (Antwerp Stock exchange), dies at 76 
Dec 3
Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, dies at 45 
Dec 3
Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Planet 
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) 
Dec 12
Sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of a sudden heart attack at 49 
Dec 13
Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist, dies at 68 
Dec 29
Christina Rossetti, English poet, dies at 64 in London 
Dec 29
Christina Georgina Rossetti, The Hunt 
Dec 30
Amelia Jenks Bloomer, suffragist (Bloomers named for her), dies at 76 
Dec 31
Thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes-integral), dies at 38 
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