On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1790

  • Jul 7 Franciscus "Frans" Hemsterhuis, Frisian philosopher, dies at 68
  • Jul 14 Ernst Gideon Freiherr von Laudon, Austrian field marshal, dies at 73

Adam Smith

Jul 17 Adam Smith, Scottish economist (Wealth of Nations) and moral philosopher, dies at 67

  • Jul 25 Johann Bernhard Basedow, German educational reformer, dies at 66
  • Jul 25 William Livingston, American politician and 1st revolutionary Governor of New Jersey, dies at 66
  • Jul 31 Johann Christian Frischmuth, German composer, dies at 48