On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1719

  • Dec 2 Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85
  • Dec 16 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78

Person of interestJohn Flamsteed

Dec 31 John Flamsteed, English astronomer and 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73

1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed