Famous Deaths in 1812

  • Jan 15 Johannes Herbst, composer, dies at 76
  • Jan 23 Robert Craufurd, British general (b. 1764)
  • Jan 24 Eligio Celestino, composer, dies at 72
  • Feb 5 Franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74
  • Feb 6 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104
  • Feb 9 Franz Anton Hoffmeister, composer, dies at 57
  • Feb 24 Hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61
  • Feb 24 Etienne-Louis Malus, French physicist and mathematician (b. 1775)
  • Mar 20 Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemian pianist/composer, dies at 52
  • Apr 11 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Opfer Noachs), dies at 35
  • Apr 20 George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office
  • Apr 23 Franz Sebastian Haindl, composer, dies at 85

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May 11 Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (assassinated) (b. 1762)

British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval
British Prime Minister
Spencer Perceval
  • May 13 Johann Matthias Sperger, composer, dies at 62
  • May 21 Joseph Wolfl, composer, dies at 38
  • Jun 2 John W de Winter, Dutch vice-adm, dies at battle at Kamperduin at 51
  • Jun 16 Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23
  • Jul 14 Christian G Heyne, German archaeologist, dies at 82
  • Jul 24 Joseph Schuster, composer, dies at 63
  • Aug 1 Yakov Kulnev, Russian general (killed in battle) (b. 1763)
  • Aug 12 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
  • Aug 19 Vincenzo Righini, composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 21 Silverius Muller, composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 12 Pyotr I Bagration, Georgian/Russian ruler/general, dies in battle
  • Sep 21 Emmanuel Johann Joseph Schikaneder, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 11 Jurriaan F de Frederici, Dutch governor-gen (Suriname), dies at 60

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Oct 13 Isaac Brock, English general (conquered Detroit), dies in battle at 43

British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock
British Army Officer and Administrator
Isaac Brock
  • Nov 11 Platon Levshin, Metropoitan of Moscow (b. 1737)
  • Nov 15 Eagle Fokke Simonsz, writer (Year 3000), dies at about 57
  • Dec 12 John Malchair, composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 13 Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68

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Dec 20 Sacagawea, Shoshone interpreter for Lewis & Clark, dies

Interpreter and Guide Sacagawea
Interpreter and Guide
Sacagawea
  • Dec 23 Michel Delalande, composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 27 Shneur Zalman of Liadi, Lithuanian rabbi and founder of Chabad Hasidism (b. 1745)
  • Dec 27 Joanna Southcott, an English self-described religious prophetess.