Famous Deaths in August 1827

  • Aug 2 James Hewitt, composer, dies at 57
  • Aug 8 George Canning, British minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 57

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Aug 12 William Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69

Poet/Artist William Blake
William Blake
  • Aug 27 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies