Famous Deaths in 1821

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Jan 4 Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, 1st native-born American saint, dies in Maryland at 46

1st American-born Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
1st American-born Saint
Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
  • Jan 25 Johan Valckenier, Dutch politician/patriot, dies at 62
  • Feb 8 Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 21 Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756)

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Feb 23 John Keats, Romantic poet, dies of tuberculosis at 25 in Rome

Romantic Poet John Keats
Romantic Poet
John Keats
  • Feb 23 Marie-Anne Collot, French sculptor, dies
  • Feb 26 Joseph de Maistre, Savoyard diplomat and writer (b. 1753)
  • Mar 23 Bernhard Anselm Weber, pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 56
  • Apr 9 Felix Maximo Lopez, composer, dies at 78
  • Apr 20 Franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67
  • Apr 22 John Crome, [Old Crome], English landscape painter/etcher, dies at 52

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May 5 Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and Emperor of the French (1804-14, 1815), dies in exile on the island of Saint Helena, officially from stomach cancer but rumours of arsenic poisoning persist

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • May 15 John Wall Calcott, composer, dies at 54
  • May 19 Camille Jordan, French politician (b. 1771)
  • Jun 7 Tudor Vladimirescu, Romanian rebellion-leader (b. cca. 1780)
  • Jun 13 [Izaak J] Alexander Gogel, minister of finance/patriot, dies at 55
  • Jun 17 Martín Miguel de Güemes Argentine military leader (b. 1785)
  • Jun 18 Charles Hague, composer, dies at 52
  • Jul 4 Richard Cosway, English artist (b. 1742)
  • Jul 9 Tommaso Sogner, composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 21 Maurice J M prince de Broglie, bishop of Ghent, dies at about 55
  • Aug 1 Elizabeth Inchbald (Simpson), actress/author (Lady Abbess), dies at 68
  • Aug 4 William Floyd, US soldier/signer (Declar of Independence), dies at 86
  • Aug 6 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer, dies at 64
  • Aug 10 Salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 29 Horace Coignet, composer, dies at 86
  • Sep 27 Luis (Philippus) Brion, Curacaos admiral/supreme commander, dies at 39
  • Oct 4 John Rennie, Scottish engineer (b. 1761)
  • Oct 9 Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 11 John Ross Key, American judge and lawyer (b. 1754)
  • Oct 24 Elias Boudinot, American President of the Continental Congress (b. 1740)
  • Nov 10 Andreas J Romberg, German violinist/composer (Der Rabe), dies at 54
  • Nov 26 Friedrich Heine, composer, dies at 57
  • Dec 20 Gian Francesco Fortunati, composer, dies at 75
  • Dec 29 Jean-Baptiste Dumonceau de Bergendael, S Neth general, dies at 61
  • Dec 30 Angelo Maria Benincori, composer, dies at 42