Famous Deaths in December 1815

  • Dec 3 John Carroll (priest), first Roman Catholic archbishop in the U.S. (b. 1735)
  • Dec 7 Michel Ney, French marshal (Waterloo), murdered at 46
  • Dec 19 Michel Woldemar, composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 19 Robert Hudson, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 20 Giovanni Meli, Sicilian poet (Buccolica), dies at 75
  • Dec 22 Jose Maria Morelos, Mexican revolutionary priest executed by Spaniards
  • Dec 29 Saartjie Baartman, Hottentot Venus, dies in Paris