Famous Deaths in July 1790

  • Jul 7 Franciscus "Frans" Hemsterhuis, Frisian philosopher, dies at 68
  • Jul 14 Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal (b. 1717)

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Jul 17 Adam Smith, Scottish economist (Wealth of Nations) and moral philosopher, dies at 67

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  • Jul 25 Johann Bernhard Basedow, German education reformer (b. 1723)
  • Jul 25 William Livingston, Governor of New Jersey (b. 1723)
  • Jul 31 Johann Christian Frischmuth, composer, dies at 48