Famous Deaths in 1845

  • Jan 23 Francesco Ruggi, composer, dies at 77
  • Feb 13 Henrik Steffens, Norwegian-German philosopher (b. 1773)
  • Feb 14 Joseph Lakanal, French Politician and Educator, dies at 82
  • Feb 20 Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 18 John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], American pioneer agronomist dies in Allen County Indiana
  • Mar 19 George Augustus Kollmann, composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 22 Franz Joseph Volkert, composer, dies at 67
  • Apr 2 Philip Charles Durham, Royal Navy Admiral (b. 1763)
  • Apr 12 Henry M baron the Kock, officer/politician, dies at 65
  • Apr 18 Nicholas T the Saussure, Swiss chemist/botany, dies at 77
  • Apr 25 Thomas Duncan, painter, dies
  • May 2 August Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), dies at 48
  • May 11 Karoly Filtsch, composer, dies at 14
  • May 12 August Wilhelm Schlegel, German poet, translator and critic, dies at 77
  • May 12 János Bacsanyi, Hungarian poet (b. 1763)
  • May 15 Samuel I Wiselius, Dutch lawyer/businessman/writer, dies at 76
  • May 19 Maria EJ Versfelt, mistress of general Moreau/marshal Ney, dies at 68

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Jun 8 Andrew Jackson, (D) 7th US President (1828-37), dies at 78

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson
  • Jun 15 Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal and diplomat, dies at 60
  • Jul 4 Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies
  • Jul 9 Jacob earl of Rechteren/Appeltern, gov of Gelderland, dies at 57
  • Jul 12 Henrik Wergeland, Norwegian author (b. 1808)

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Jul 17 Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Whig: 1830-34), dies at 81

British Prime Minister Charles Grey
British Prime Minister
Charles Grey
  • Sep 4 Pierre P Royer-Collard, French attorney/philosopher, dies at 82
  • Sep 7 Isabella Colbran, wife of Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini, dies
  • Sep 10 Karl August von Lichtenstein, composer, dies at 78
  • Sep 16 John Kinker, translator/philosopher/poet, dies at 81

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Oct 12 Elizabeth Fry, English prison reformer, social reformer and Quaker Minister who is depicted on the British £5 note, dies of a stroke at 65

English Social Reformer Elizabeth Fry
English Social Reformer
Elizabeth Fry
  • Oct 25 Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French vice-admiral, dies at 81
  • Oct 27 Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, French Physicist (Peltier effect 1834), dies at 60
  • Nov 2 Chretien Urhan, composer, dies at 55
  • Nov 3 Johan G Verstolk van Soelen, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, dies at 69
  • Dec 2 Johannes Simon Mayr, composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 3 Gregor MacGregor, Scottish con-man (b. 1786)