Famous Deaths in 1836

  • Jan 3 Friedrich Witt, composer, dies at 65
  • Jan 11 John Molson, Canadian brewer (b. 1763)

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Jan 30 Betsy Ross [Elizabeth Griscom], American seamstress widely credited with making the first American flag, dies at 84

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross
Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Betsy Ross
  • Feb 22 John Clarke-Whitfeld, composer, dies at 65

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Mar 6 Davy Crockett, American frontiersman, adventurer and politician, killed at the Battle of the Alamo at 49

Frontiersman/Soldier Davy Crockett
Frontiersman/Soldier
Davy Crockett
  • Mar 6 James Butler Bonham, American lawyer from South Carolina and soldier (b. 1807)
  • Mar 6 Jim Bowie, American pioneer and soldier (b. 1796)
  • Mar 27 James Fannin, Texas revolutionary (b. 1804)
  • Apr 7 William Godwin, English political writer (b. 1756)
  • Apr 20 Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal, dies at 75
  • May 6 Christian Ignatius Latrobe, composer, dies at 78
  • May 7 Norbert Burgmuller, composer, dies at 26
  • May 28 Anton Reicha, composer, dies at 66
  • Jun 6 Antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36), dies at 80
  • Jun 10 André-Marie Ampère, French physicist (b. 1775)
  • Jun 23 James Mill, Scottish philosopher and historian, dies at 63
  • Jun 26 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, author/composer (Marseillaise), dies

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Jun 28 James Madison, 4th US President (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85

4th US President James Madison
4th US President
James Madison
  • Jul 26 Jose Melchor Gomiz y Colomer, composer, dies at 45
  • Aug 16 Marc-Antoine Parseval, French mathematician (b. 1755)
  • Aug 21 Claude-Louis Navier, French physicist (b. 1785)
  • Sep 5 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (b. 1790)
  • Sep 12 Grabbe, writer, dies at 34

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Sep 14 Aaron Burr, 3rd US Vice President (D-R: 1801-05) who killed Alexander Hamilton in a pistol due, dies at 80

3rd Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr
3rd Vice President of the United States
Aaron Burr
  • Sep 14 Vincenzo Lavigna, composer, dies at 60
  • Sep 17 Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist (b. 1748)
  • Sep 19 Carl Friedrich Ebers, composer, dies at 66
  • Sep 21 John Stafford Smith, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 10 Jacob-Joseph-Balthasar Martinn, composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 16 Friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer, dies at 33
  • Oct 17 Orest Kiprensky, Russian painter (b. 1782)
  • Nov 5 Karel Hynek Mácha, Czech poet (b. 1810)
  • Nov 6 Charles X, King of France (1824-30), dies at 79
  • Nov 12 Juan Ramón Balcarce, Argentine military leader and politician (b. 1773)
  • Nov 16 Christian Hendrik Persoon, Dutch mycologist (b. 1761)
  • Nov 26 John MacAdam, British road builder (b. 1756)
  • Nov 27 Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer, dies
  • Dec 4 Daniel Read, American composer, dies at 79
  • Dec 12 Giuseppe Farinelli, composer, dies at 67
  • Dec 26 Hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63

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Dec 27 Stephen Fuller Austin, founder of the US State of Texas, dies at 43

Founder of Texas Stephen F. Austin
Founder of Texas
Stephen F. Austin
  • Dec 29 Johann Baptist Schenk, composer, dies at 83