On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1759

  • Jul 6 William Pepperrell, British colonial soldier, dies at 63
  • Jul 25 Johann Christoph Altnikol, German organist, bass singer, composer, and J.S. Bach's son-in-law and copyist, dies at 39
  • Jul 25 Theodoor Verhaegen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 59
  • Jul 27 Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, French mathematician and astronomer (Système de la nature), dies at 60