Famous Deaths in March 1820

  • 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, French ballet dancer and composer, dies at 71