Famous Deaths in September 1839

  • Sep 10 Pieter Fontijn, Dutch painter, dies at 66
  • Sep 17 Ethel Mary Dell, [Mrs G T Savage], romantic novelist, dies
  • Sep 20 Jose Gaspar de Francia, dictator of Paraguay (1816-39), dies at 74
  • Sep 21 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60