On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1732

  • Jan 12 John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)
  • Feb 13 Charles-René d'Hozier, French historian (b. 1640)
  • Feb 17 Louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63
  • Feb 22 Francis Atterbury, English bishop and man of letters (b. 1663)
  • Feb 24 Colonel Francis Charteris, known as "The Rape-Master General". (b. 1675)
  • Mar 5 Joseph François Salomon, French composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 20 Johann Ernst Hanxleden, German philologist (b. 1681)
  • Apr 5 Johann Christian Schieferdecker, German composer, dies at 52
  • Apr 18 Louis Feuillée, French explorer, dies at 72
  • Apr 23 Cajetan Kolberer, composer, dies at 63
  • May 13 Theodor Schwartzkopff, German composer, dies at 72
  • May 20 Thomas Boston, Scottish church leader (b. 1676)
  • Jun 3 Pieter Vuyst, Dutch GovernorGeneral of Ceylon, executed
  • Jul 20 Francesco Bartolomeo Conti, composer, dies at 51
  • Sep 12 Jean Philippe Eugène de Mérode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo, dies at 58
  • Sep 17 Josef Antonín Plánický, Czech composer, dies at 40
  • Sep 24 Emperor Reigen, 112th Emperor of Japan, dies at 78
  • Oct 31 Victor Amadeus II of Savoy (b. 1666)
  • Dec 4 John Gay, English poet and dramatist (The Beggar's Opera), dies at 47
  • Dec 14 Johann Philipp Fortsch, German composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 18 Johann Valentin Eckelt, German composer, dies at 59