Deaths in 1998

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The following is a list of notable deaths in 1998. Names are listed under the date of death and not the date it was announced. Names under each date are listed in alphabetical order by family name.

Deaths of notable animals (that is, those with their own Wikipedia articles) are also reported here.

A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

  • Name, age, country of citizenship and reason for notability, established cause of death, reference (and language of reference, if not English).

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  • Frank Muir, British actor, comedy writer and raconteur (born 1920)
  • Tommy J. Smith, Australian racehorse trainer (born 1916)

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  • Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (born 1924)

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February 1998[edit]

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  • Falco, Austrian musician (born 1957)
  • Carl Wilson, American musician (born 1946)
  • Nazim al-Kudsi, former President and Prime Minister of Syria (born 1906)

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  • Ernst Jünger, German writer (born 1895)
  • Bob Merrill, American songwriter, theatrical composer, lyricist and screenwriter (born 1921)

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  • Harry Caray, American television and radio broadcaster (born 1914)

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March 1998[edit]

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  • Bernarr Rainbow, historian of music education, organist, and choir master, (born 1914)

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  • Ben Bagley, American record producer and musical producer (born 1933)

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April 1998[edit]

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  • Rose Maddox, American singer (born 1925)
  • Pol Pot, Cambodian Khmer Rouge leader (born 1925)

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  • Joan Mary Wayne Brown, British author who the pseudonyms Mary Gervaise, Hilary Wayne and Bellamy Brown (born 1906)

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May 1998[edit]

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  • Phil Hartman, Canadian-born artist, writer, actor, and comedian (born 1948)

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June 1998[edit]

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  • James Byrd Jr., African American man in Texas murder by white supremacist (born 1949)
  • Len Lacy, American businessman and politician (born 1900)

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  • Benny Green, British writer, radio broadcaster and saxophonist (born 1927)

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July 1998[edit]

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August 1998[edit]

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September 1998[edit]

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  • Akira Kurosawa, Japanese screenwriter, producer, and director (born 1910)

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October 1998[edit]

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  • Eddie Perry, Welsh football player and manager (born 1909)

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  • Bob Kane, American comic book creator (born 1915)

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  • Martin Ruane, British wrestler best known as Giant Haystacks and later, The Loch Ness Monster (born 1947)
  • Frank Latimore, American actor (born 1925)

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December 1998[edit]

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  • Phillippe Cabot, New Zealand rugby union player (born 1900)
  • Lawton Chiles, American Senator from Florida and Governor of Florida (born 1930)

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  • Roy Powell, English rugby league player (born 1965)

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References[edit]