Famous Deaths in January 1798

  • Jan 9 Pedro Pablo Abarca d Bolea earl of Aranda, Spanish officer, dies at 79
  • Jan 20 Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master, dies at 66
  • Jan 22 Lewis Morris, US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 71
  • Jan 22 Matija A Reljkovic, Croatian writer (Satire of Wild Man), dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49