Famous Deaths in 1721

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  • Jan 7 Rochus Aerts, Flemish sculptor, dies [or 1739]
  • Feb 5 James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47
  • Feb 16 James Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)
  • Feb 24 John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648)
  • Mar 16 James Craggs the Elder, English politician (b. 1657)
  • Mar 19 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italian Pope (1700-21), dies at 71
  • Apr 14 Michel Chamillart, French statesman (b. 1652)
  • Jul 8 Elihu Yale, American benefactor of Yale University (b. 1649)
  • Jul 18 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies
  • Jul 25 Geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral of Zealand, dies at 66
  • Aug 3 Grinling Gibbons, Dutch-born woodcarver (b. 1648)
  • Aug 13 Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (b. 1665)
  • Sep 7 Bernhard Albinus, [Weiss], German artist (Frederik of Prussia), dies
  • Sep 8 Michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (b. 1686)
  • Sep 11 Rudolph J Camerarius, German physician (sexuality plans), dies
  • Sep 18 Matthew Prior, poet/diplomat, dies
  • Sep 20 Thomas Doggett, Irish actor
  • Oct 2 Benott Audran, artist/engraver, dies
  • Oct 4 Abraham Alewijn, poet/playwright (Beslikte Swaantje), dies at 36
  • Oct 11 Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1636)
  • Dec 13 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish sailor and castaway (b. 1676)
  • Dec 17 Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)
  • Dec 22 Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery