On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1759

  • Sep 4 Girolamo Chiti, Italian composer and music theorist, dies at 80
  • Sep 10 Ferdinand Konščak, Croatian explorer and Jesuit missionary, dies at 55

James Wolfe

Sep 13 James Wolfe, British Army officer who defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec, dies in battle at 32

  • Sep 14 Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47
  • Sep 28 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter and cartoonist, dies at 67