Famous Deaths in July 1762

  • 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, French composer and flautist, 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)