On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1759

  • Aug 6 Eugene Aram, English philologist (b. 1704)
  • Aug 8 Karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
  • Aug 10 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
  • Aug 24 Ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44