On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1727

  • Aug 4 Victor-Maurice, comte de Broglie, French general (b. 1647)
  • Aug 6 Fran├žois Valentijn, Dutch vicar and writer (Old and New East-India), dies at 61
  • Aug 9 Johann Philipp Treiber, composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 14 William Croft, English composer and organist, dies at 48
  • Aug 27 Aert de Gelder, Dutch painter (King David), dies at 81