Famous Deaths in 1826

  • Jan 3 Louis Gabriel Suchet, French marshal (b. 1770)
  • Jan 17 Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)
  • Feb 13 Petr Alekseevich Pahlen, Russian general (b. 1745)
  • Feb 25 Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at 60
  • Mar 1 J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist, dies at 59
  • Mar 10 Johan VI M L J, King of Portugal (1816-26), dies at 56
  • Mar 11 Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 27 Jakob Haibel, Austrian composer, dies at 63
  • Apr 3 Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies
  • Apr 13 Franz Danzi, German composer and cellist, dies at 62
  • May 10 Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer, dies at 86
  • May 24 Friedrich Fesca, composer, dies at 37
  • May 25 Christian Friedrich Ruppe, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 1 Jean Frédéric Oberlin, Alsatian pastor (b. 1740)
  • Jun 3 Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin, Russian writer (b. 1766)
  • Jun 5 Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber, composer (Oberon), dies at 39
  • Jun 7 Joseph von Fraunhofer, German physicist (b. 1787)

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Jul 4 John Adams, 2nd US President (1797-1801), dies at 90

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams

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Jul 4 Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President (1801-09), dies at 83

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson

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Jul 5 Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore dies at 44 of apoplexy

British Statesman and Founder of Singapore Stamford Raffles
British Statesman and Founder of Singapore
Stamford Raffles
  • Jul 7 Friedrich Ludwig Dulon, flautist/composer, dies at 56
  • Jul 8 Luther Martin, American statesman (b. 1748)
  • Jul 11 Carl Bernhard Wessely, composer, dies at 57
  • Jul 17 Joseph Graetz, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 22 Giuseppe Piazzi, monk/mathematician (found 1st asteroid), dies at 80
  • Jul 24 Jacob Kimball, composer, dies at 65
  • Jul 25 Pavel I Pestel, Russian officer, hanged at 33 [OS Jul 13]
  • Jul 25 Kondraty Fyodorovich Ryleyev, Russian poet and revolutionary (b. 1795)
  • Jul 26 Freidrich Wilhelm Weis, composer, dies at 82
  • Aug 13 René Laënnec, French physician (invented the stethoscope), dies of tuberculosis at 46
  • Aug 30 Theodor Zwetler, composer, dies at 67
  • Sep 22 Johann Peter Hebel, German writer (Allemannische Gedichte), dies at 66
  • Sep 25 Giovanni Battista Brocchi, Italian Geologist, dies at 54
  • Oct 3 Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Labyrinth), dies
  • Nov 17 Louise Reichardt, German composer, dies at 47
  • Nov 22 Pavel Lambert Masek, composer, dies at 65
  • Dec 7 John Flaxman, Engl sculptor (tombs at St Paul's Cathedral), dies at 71
  • Dec 10 Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68
  • Dec 15 William Browser, revolting slave, executed in NYC