Famous Deaths in 1834

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 12 William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1806-07), dies at 74

British Prime Minister William Grenville
British Prime Minister
William Grenville
  • Jan 16 Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769)
  • Jan 17 Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762)
  • Feb 4 Amelie Julia Candielle, composer, dies at 66
  • Feb 6 Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)
  • Feb 12 Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 65
  • Feb 16 Lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies
  • Mar 12 Karl W Feuerbach, mathematician (circle of Feuerbach), dies at 33
  • May 20 Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert de Motier, nobleman, dies
  • May 20 Marquis de Lafayette, French general, dies
  • May 23 Charles Wesley, composer, dies at 76
  • Jun 9 William Carey, one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society (b. 1761)
  • Jun 10 Antonius van Gils, RC theologist (against Relief), dies at 75
  • Jun 28 Joseph Bové, Russian architect (b. 1784)
  • Jul 14 Edmond Charles Genêt, French ambassador to the United States during the French Revolution (b. 1763)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 25 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, British poet, dies at 61

Poet, Critic, and Philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Poet, Critic, and Philosopher
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Aug 1 Robert Morrison, missionary in China/translated bible, dies
  • Aug 5 Gijsbert K van Hogendorp, Dutch min of Foreign affairs, dies at 71
  • Aug 7 Joseph Marie Jacquard, French weaver and inventor (b. 1752)
  • Aug 8 Silvestro Palma, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 14 Friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer and violinist, brother of Christian Friedrich Ruppe, dies at 63
  • Aug 17 Husein Gradaščević, Bosnian rebel leader (b. 1802)
  • Sep 2 Thomas Telford, Scottish civil engineer (b. 1757)
  • Sep 16 Antoine-Vincent Arnault, French writer (Guillaume the Nassau), dies
  • Sep 24 A J Pedro I van Alcantara, Emperor of Brazil (1822-31), dies
  • Oct 8 Francois-Adrien Boieldieu, composer, dies at 58
  • Oct 10 Thomas Say, American naturalist and father of descriptive entomology, dies from typhoid fever at 47
  • Oct 19 Cornelis Loots, accountant/poet (Volkswoede), dies at 69
  • Nov 5 Aernout Drost, Dutch literary/founder (The Guide), dies at 24
  • Dec 6 Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54
  • Dec 7 Ludwig Schuncke, composer, dies at 23
  • Dec 23 Reverend Thomas Malthus, British demographer and economist (b. 1766)
  • Dec 27 Charles Lamb, English essayist (b. 1775)