On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1783

  • Dec 13 Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Swedish astronomer (b. 1717)
  • Dec 16 Johann Adolf Hasse, Dutch operatic composer (Sesostrate), dies at 84
  • Dec 16 Sir William James, British naval commander (b. 1720)
  • Dec 20 Antonio Soler, Spanish Catalan composer (Fandango), dies at 54
  • Dec 31 Gualtherus van Doeveren, Zealand-Flanders physician, dies at 53