Famous Deaths in January 1805

  • Jan 9 Noble Wimberly Jones, American Continental Congressman (b. 1723)
  • Jan 17 Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73
  • Jan 19 Johann Gottlieb Karl Spazier, composer, dies at 43
  • Jan 23 Vaclav Pichl, Czech composer, dies at 63
  • Jan 23 Claude Chappe, French telecommunications pioneer (b. 1763)
  • Jan 24 Giacomo Conti, composer, dies at 50