Famous Deaths in 1762

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Jan 5 Elizabeth of Russia [Elizaveta Petrovna], tsarina of Russia (1741-62), dies at 52

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Empress of Russia
Elizabeth of Russia
  • Jan 11 Louis-François Roubiliac, French sculptor (b. 1695)
  • Jan 13 Leonhard Trautsch, composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 11 Johann Tobias Krebs, composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 12 Laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 20 Tobias Mayer, German astronomer (b. 1723)
  • Mar 4 Johannes Zick, German fresco painter (b. 1702)
  • Mar 21 Nicolas Louis de Lacaille, French astronomer (b. 1713)
  • Apr 23 Johann Samuel Endler, composer, dies at 67
  • May 16 Ernst Chreistian Hesse, composer, dies at 86
  • May 24 Joseph Umstatt, composer, dies at 51
  • May 26 Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, German philosopher (b. 1714)
  • Jun 17 Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French writer (b. 1674)
  • Jun 19 Johann Ernst Eberlin, composer, dies at 60
  • Jul 10 Johann F Gronovius, physician/botany, dies at 76
  • Jul 13 James Bradley, 3rd English Astronomer Royal, dies at 69
  • Jul 14 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdams regent/diplomat, dies at 77
  • Jul 16 Jacques Hotteterre, composer, dies at 87
  • Jul 17 Peter III, Emperor of Russia (1762), dies at 34
  • Jul 20 Christoph Nichelsmann, German klavecinist/composer, dies
  • Jul 28 George Dodington, 1st Baron Melcombe, English politician (b. 1691)
  • Aug 13 John Alberti, theologist/philological, dies at 64
  • Aug 21 Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, English writer (b. 1689)
  • Sep 17 Francesco Xaverio Geminiani, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 6 Francesco Onofrio Manfredini, composer, dies at 78