On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1789

  • Jul 4 Cláudio Manuel da Costa, Brazilian poet, dies at 59
  • Jul 13 Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist, dies at 73
  • Jul 14 Jacques de Flesselles, French provost, shot and killed in the early days of the French Revolution at 58
  • Jul 14 Bernard-René de Launay, French governor of the Bastille prison, murdered during the storming of the Bastille (b.1740)
  • Jul 15 Jacques Duphly, French composer and harpsichordist, dies at 74
  • Jul 22 Joseph-François Foulon, French politician, dies at 74