On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1782

Person of interestCharles Watson-Wentworth

Jul 1 Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquis of Rockingham, British Prime Minister (Whig: 1765-66, 1782), dies in an influenza epidemic at 52

British Prime Minister Charles Watson-Wentworth
British Prime Minister
Charles Watson-Wentworth
  • Jul 6 Maria Louisa of Spain, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire, dies at 41
  • Jul 15 Farinelli, Italian singer, dies at 77
  • Jul 15 Robert Wainwright, English composer and church organist, dies at 33
  • Jul 16 Louise Ulrike, queen of Sweden and wife of Adolf Frederik, dies at 61
  • Jul 21 Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, German composer, dies at 63