Famous People Who Died in August 1785

  • Aug 14 John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies
  • Aug 17 Jonathan Trumbull, American politician and statesman, dies at 74
  • Aug 21 Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Cage, Mercury Fastening his Sandals), dies at 71
  • Aug 26 George Sackville Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, British soldier and politician (British Secretary of State for the Americas during War of Independence), dies at 69