Famous Deaths in December 1799

  • Dec 5 Robert Kimmerling, composer, dies at 61
  • Dec 6 Joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71

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Dec 14 George Washington, 1st president USA (1789-97), dies at 66

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  • Dec 18 Jean-Étienne Montucla, French mathematician (b. 1725)
  • Dec 20 David Traugott Nicolai, composer, dies at 66
  • Dec 31 Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723)