Famous Deaths in 1813

  • Jan 3 Bennelong, Australian aboriginal interlocutor between his tribe and the British settlers (b. c. 1764)
  • Jan 6 Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (b. 1764)
  • Jan 20 C M Wieland, writer, dies at 79
  • Jan 23 George Clymer, US merchant (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 73
  • Jan 28 Jan Joseph Rosler, composer, dies at 41
  • Feb 13 Samuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (b. 1725)

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Feb 26 Robert R. Livingston, US diplomat (Declaration of Independence), dies at 66

American Founding Father Robert R. Livingston
American Founding Father
Robert R. Livingston
  • Apr 10 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian-born mathematician and astronomer (b. 1736)
  • Apr 14 Joachim Nicolas Eggert, composer, dies at 34
  • Apr 19 Benjamin Rush, physician/abolotionist (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 67
  • Apr 27 Zebulon M Pike, US explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
  • Apr 28 Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (b. 1745)
  • Apr 29 Christian Danner, composer, dies at 55
  • May 1 Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)
  • May 23 Geraud Duroc, French general (b. 1772)
  • Jun 6 Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, French architect
  • Jun 17 Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726)
  • Jun 28 Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst, Prus min of War (1807-10), dies in battle
  • Jul 6 Granville Sharp, British abolitionist (b. 1735)
  • Jul 13 Johann Friedrich Peter, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 29 Jean-Andoche Junot, French general (b. 1771)
  • Aug 1 Carl Stenborg, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 11 Henry James Pye, English poet, British Poet Laureate (1790-1813), dies at 68
  • Aug 19 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, composer, dies at 54
  • Aug 19 Josef Blazej Smrcek, composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 20 Jan Krtitel Vanhal, composer, dies at 74
  • Aug 23 Alexander Wilson, Scottish-born ornithologist (b. 1766)
  • Aug 26 Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer, dies at 63
  • Aug 26 Karl Theodor Korner, German poet (Vetter aus Bremen), dies at 21
  • Sep 2 Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1763)
  • Sep 13 Hezqeyas of Ethiopia, deposed Emperor of Ethiopia
  • Sep 24 Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer, dies at 72
  • Sep 25 Braz Francisco de Lima, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 5 Etienne Ozi, French composer, dies at 58

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Oct 5 Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief (Battle of Thames), dies in battle at 45

Native American Leader of the Shawnee Tecumseh
Native American Leader of the Shawnee
Tecumseh
  • Oct 19 Josef Poniatovski, Polish gen/marshal of France, dies in battle
  • Oct 22 August Harder, composer, dies at 38
  • Nov 21 William Russell, composer, dies at 36
  • Nov 22 Johann Gottfried Vierling, composer, dies at 63
  • Nov 29 Giambattista Bodoni, Italian stamp cutter/publisher (bodoni), dies at 73
  • Nov 30 Friedrich August Baumbach, composer, dies at 60
  • Dec 1 Ferdinando Bertoni, composer, dies at 88
  • Dec 19 James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1744)
  • Dec 24 Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740)