Famous Deaths in August 1792

  • Aug 2 Nathanael Gottfried Gruner, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 3 Richard Arkwright, English industrialist and inventor (b. 1732)

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Aug 5 Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister of Great Britain (Tory: 1770-82), "who lost America", dies at 60

British Prime Minister Frederick North
British Prime Minister
Frederick North
  • Aug 17 Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer, dies at 38
  • Aug 25 Jacques Cazotte, French writer (b. 1719)