Famous Deaths in 1795

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  • Jan 3 Josiah Wedgwood, English pottery designer and manufacturer (Wedgwood), dies at 64
  • Jan 13 Francois-Joseph Krafft, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 19 Maria Teresa Agnesi, composer, dies at 74
  • Jan 21 Samuel Wallis, English navigator (b. 1728)
  • Jan 26 Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 1 Giacomo Insanguine, composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 4 John Collins, American politician (b. 1717)
  • Mar 5 Josef Reicha, composer, dies at 42
  • Mar 21 Giovanni Arduino, Italian geologist (b. 1714)
  • Apr 12 Rainieri de Calzabigi, Italian librettist and poet, dies at 80
  • Apr 12 Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (b. 1710)
  • Apr 30 Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, French writer and numismatist (b. 1716)
  • May 19 Josiah Bartlett, US physician/judge (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 65
  • May 19 James Boswell, Scottish biographer (b. 1740)
  • May 20 Ignác Martinovics, Hungarian physicist/revolutionary, beheaded
  • Jun 1 Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist (b. 1744)
  • Jun 8 Louis XVII Charles, king of France (1793-95), dies at 10
  • Jul 3 Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French historian (b. 1714)
  • Jul 3 Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general and governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)
  • Jul 6 Georg Gottfried Petri, composer, dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Henry Seymour Conway, British general and statesman (b. 1721)
  • Jul 31 Jose B da Gama, Portuguese poet (East Uraguay), dies at 54
  • Aug 4 Timothy Ruggles, American-born Tory politician (b. 1711)
  • Aug 19 Friedrich Hartmann Graf, composer, dies at 67
  • Aug 26 Alessandro Cagliostro [Giuseppe Balsamo], Italian adventurer and magician (Prince of Quacks), dies while serving a life imprisonment for being a freemason in Castel Sant'Angelo at 52
  • Aug 31 Francois-Andre Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 1 Robert Bakewell, English cattle breeder, dies at about 70
  • Oct 3 Tula, leader Curacaose slave uprising, executed
  • Oct 8 Andrew Kippis, English non-conformist clergyman (b. 1725)
  • Oct 10 Francesco Antonio Zaccaria, Italian theologian and historian (b. 1714)
  • Oct 13 William Prescott, American Revolutionary soldier, dies
  • Nov 6 Jiri Antonin Benda, composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 15 Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo, French painter (b. 1719)
  • Nov 19 Thomas Linley the elder, English musician and tenor, dies at 62
  • Dec 23 Henry Clinton, British general (b. 1730)
  • Dec 28 Eugenio Espejo, Ecuadorian scientist (b. 1747)