On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1776

  • Aug 2 Louis Fran├žois I, Prince of Conti, French nobleman and military leader, dies at 58

Person of interestDavid Hume

Aug 25 David Hume, Scottish philosopher and historian (A Treatise of Human Nature), dies of abdominal cancer at 65

Philosopher David Hume
David Hume