Famous Deaths in 1807

  • Jan 5 Michel Adanson, French biologist (Plant classes), dies at 79
  • Jan 12 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71
  • Jan 12 Joan Lucaz, Dutch scholar/journalist/patriot, dies at 60
  • Feb 5 Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter, dies at 80
  • Feb 6 John Reid, composer, dies at 85
  • Feb 18 August G Meissner, German estheticus/literary, dies at 53
  • Feb 18 Sophie von Laroche, German writer (History of Lady Sophia Sternheim), dies at 75
  • Feb 23 Francois Guichard, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 4 Abraham Baldwin, American politician (b. 1754)
  • Mar 11 Anton Eberl, Austrian composer, dies at 41
  • Apr 1 Louis Francois Chambray, composer, dies at 69
  • Apr 1 Vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner, composer, dies at 61
  • Apr 4 Joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies
  • Apr 9 John Opie, English painter (The Murder of Rizzio), dies at 46
  • Apr 18 Erasmus Darwin, physician writer and botanist (Influence), dies (b. 1731)
  • May 10 Comte de Rochambeau, French soldier (b. 1725)
  • May 13 Eliphalet Dyer, American statesman and judge (b. 1721)
  • May 17 John Gunby, Maryland Soldier in the American Revolutionary War (b. 1745)
  • May 18 John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721)
  • Jul 13 Henry Benedict Stuart, Jacobite claimant to the throne of England (b. 1725)
  • Aug 15 Johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician, dies at 70
  • Aug 16 Claude C Saunier, French furniture maker, dies at about 72
  • Sep 12 Edward Miller, composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 14 George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend, British field marshal (b. 1724)
  • Nov 2 Baron de Breteuil, French statesman (b. 1730)
  • Nov 23 Jean-Fran├žois Rewbell, French politician (b. 1747)

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Nov 24 Joseph Brant [Thayendanegea], Mohawk leader, dies at 64

Mohawk Military Leader Joseph Brant
Mohawk Military Leader
Joseph Brant
  • Dec 3 Clara Reeve, English author (old English baron), dies
  • Dec 4 Prince Hall, activist/Masonic leader, dies in Boston
  • Dec 19 Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm, German writer (b. 1723)
  • Dec 21 John Newton, English cleric and hymnist (b. 1725)