Famous Deaths in 1822

  • Jan 14 Franz Innocenz Joseph Kobell, German landscape painter, dies at 72
  • Feb 2 Jean-Baptiste Davaux, composer, dies at 79
  • Feb 5 Ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77
  • Feb 10 Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon-Teschen/governor of Hungary, dies at 83
  • Feb 19 Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, composer, dies at 78
  • Feb 22 Johann Ignaz Walter, composer, dies at 66
  • Feb 24 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.), dies at 86
  • Mar 2 Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
  • Mar 3 Franz Adam Veichtner, composer, dies at 81
  • Apr 3 Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
  • Apr 6 Franz Xaver Partsch, composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 13 Gaetano Valeri, composer, dies at 61
  • May 9 Charles Duquesnoy, composer, dies at 62
  • May 15 Christian Ludwig Dieter, composer, dies at 64
  • May 17 Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, French-Russian statesman (b. 1766)
  • Jun 19 John Bray, English-born American composer (The Indian Princess), dies on his 40th birthday
  • Jun 25 Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, dies at 46
  • Jul 2 Denmark Vesey, & 5 aides hanged at Blake's Landing, Charleston, SC
  • Jul 8 Percy Bysshe Shelley, English poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29
  • Jul 27 Joseph Supries, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 12 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies
  • Aug 19 Melchor Lopez Jimenez, composer, dies at 62

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Aug 19 Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer, dies at 72

Mathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
Mathematician/Astronomer
Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

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Aug 22 William Herschel, German/British astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 83

Astronomer William Herschel
Astronomer
William Herschel
  • Sep 11 Fortunat Alojzy Gonzaga Żółkowski, Polish actor (b. 1777)
  • Oct 13 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, dies at 64
  • Oct 16 Eva Marie Veigel, Austrian ballet dancer (b. 1724)
  • Oct 27 Christian Frederich Gottlieb Schwencke, composer, dies at 55
  • Oct 29 Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch earl/general/minister of War, dies at 61
  • Nov 6 Hendrik van Stralen, Secretary of Interior, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (b. 1748)
  • Nov 18 Anton Teyber, composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 18 George Knowil Jackson, composer, dies at 65
  • Nov 19 Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)
  • Nov 24 Karl Jacob Wagner, composer, dies at 50
  • Nov 26 Johann Baptist Henneberg, composer, dies at 53
  • Dec 15 Ferenc Verseghy, composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 29 Albert Christoph Dies, composer, dies at 67