Famous Deaths in 1820

  • Jan 17 Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73
  • Jan 23 Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
  • Jan 25 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79
  • Jan 29 King George III of the United Kingdom (b. 1738). Reigned 1760-1820.
  • Feb 7 Samuel Adams Holyoke, composer, dies at 57
  • Feb 12 Guillaume Albert Teniers, composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 14 Charles F, Duke of Berry, murdered at 42
  • Feb 15 Pierre-Joseph Cambon, member of Committee the Salut Public, dies at 63
  • Feb 15 William Ellery, US attorney (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 92
  • Feb 16 Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758).
  • Feb 29 Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743)
  • Mar 11 Benjamin West, British painter (Death of General Wolfe), dies at 81
  • Mar 15 Clemens Maria Hofbauer, patron saint of Vienna (b. 1751
  • Mar 22 Stephen Decatur, killed in a duel with Com James Barron at 41
  • Mar 26 Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer, dies at 71
  • Apr 5 Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81
  • Apr 20 Arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture), dies
  • May 10 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer, dies at 49
  • May 14 Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43
  • Jun 9 Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange, dies at 68

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Jun 19 Joseph Banks, English natural historian (Cook/Australia), dies

Botanist and explorer Joseph Banks
Botanist and explorer
Joseph Banks
  • Jun 20 Manuel Belgrano, Argentine lawyer and politician (b. 1770)
  • Aug 6 Antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59
  • Aug 6 M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca, dies at 43, dies
  • Aug 11 Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
  • Aug 28 Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (b. 1754)
  • Sep 2 Jiaqing, Emperor of China (b. 1760)
  • Sep 7 Coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma, Fries regent/patriot, dies at 67
  • Sep 17 Henri Hamal, Belgian composer, dies at 76
  • Sep 21 Joseph R Drake, US poet (American Flag), dies at 25)

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Sep 26 Daniel Boone, frontiersman, dies in Missouri at 85

Frontiersman Daniel Boone
Frontiersman
Daniel Boone
  • Oct 3 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 12 Elias Annes Borger, theologist/poet (Ode on the Rhine), dies at 36
  • Oct 15 Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal (b. 1771)
  • Dec 21 Charles-Francois Dumonchau, composer, dies at 45