On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1793

Murder of InterestJean-Paul Marat

Jul 13 Jean-Paul Marat, French journalist and revolutionary (Friend of the People periodical), is murdered by Charlotte Corday in a bath at 50

  • Jul 14 Jacques Cathelineau, French royalist, dies in battle at 44
  • Jul 17 Charlotte Corday, French revolutionary who murdered Jean-Paul Marat in a bath, is guillotined at 24
  • Jul 21 Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, French explorer, dies of scurvy in the Pacific at 55

Roger Sherman

Jul 23 Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence), dies of typhoid fever at 72

  • Jul 28 Hayashi Shihei, Japanese military scholar, dies at 54