Famous Deaths in 1692

  • Jan 19 Jan Commelin, Dutch botanist and director of Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam, dies at 62
  • Feb 24 Antimo Liberati, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • Mar 25 Gerardus L Blasius, Flemish anatomist, dies at about 66
  • Apr 14 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies
  • May 18 Elias Ashmole, English antiquarian and collector (Ashmolean Museum), dies at 74
  • Jul 10 Bridget Bishop, 1st person to be hanged in Salem witch trials Massachusetts USA
  • Jul 23 Gilles Ménage, French scholar, dies at 78
  • Oct 12 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 6 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (Historiettes), dies at 73
  • Nov 14 Christoph Bernhard, German composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 19 Georg F von Waldeck, German commander-in-chief (Colors), dies
  • Nov 19 Thomas Shadwell, English poet and playwright (2nd Poet Laureate 1689-92), dies at about 50
  • Dec 9 William Mountfort, English actor and dramatist, dies at approximately 38
  • Dec 18 Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (b. 1626)