Famous Deaths in 1719

  • Feb 23 Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg, German Lutheran missionary to India, dies at 36
  • Feb 25 Giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 7 Steven J Vennekool, Amsterdam's master builder, buried
  • Apr 7 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest and saint of the Catholic Church, dies at 67
  • Apr 15 Johann Friedrich Treiber, German historian and composer, dies at 76
  • Apr 15 Françoise d'Aubigné, marquise de Maintenon, second wife of Louis XIV of France (b. 1635)
  • Apr 21 Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and historian (b. 1640)
  • May 21 Pierre Poiret, French mystic, dies at 73
  • Jun 17 Joseph Addison, English essayist and poet (co-founder of The Spectator), dies at 47
  • Jul 5 Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, Irish general (b. 1641)
  • Jul 26 Johann Georg Christian Storl, composer, dies at 43
  • Aug 19 Karl H Freiherr von Canstein, German lawyer, dies at 52
  • Sep 7 John Harris, English writer
  • Sep 19 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/lord of the manor, executed at 59
  • Sep 19 Jan Weenix, Dutch painter, buried
  • Sep 21 Johann Heinrich Acker, German writer (b. 1647)
  • Sep 27 George Smalridge, English Bishop of Bristol (b. 1662)
  • Oct 14 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch painter and writer, dies at 59
  • Nov 8 Michel Rolle, French mathematician (Rolle's theorem), dies at 67
  • Nov 19 Jean Deutz, merchant and Amsterdam regent, dies at 64
  • Nov 26 John Hudson, British classical scholar (b. 1662)
  • Dec 2 Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85
  • Dec 16 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78
  • Dec 31 John Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73