Famous Deaths in December 1793

  • Dec 6 Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded
  • Dec 7 Joseph Bara, French revolutionary (b. 1780)
  • Dec 9 Gabrielle de Polastron, comtesse de Polignac, French aristocrat (b. 1749)
  • Dec 13 Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 20 Joseph Legros, composer, dies at 54
  • Dec 23 Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (b. 1699)
  • Dec 23 Antoine François Prévost, French author and novelist (b. 1697)
  • Dec 28 Louis earl of Bylandt, Dutch admiral, dies at about 75