Famous People Who Died in January 1794

  • Jan 8 Justus Möser, German statesman and writer, dies at 73
  • Jan 10 Georg Forster, German writer, naturalist (A Voyage Round the World) and revolutionary, dies at 39

Edward Gibbon

Jan 16 Edward Gibbon, English historian (The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire), dies in London at 56

  • Jan 31 Marriott Arbuthnot, British admiral and naval commander during the American War for Independence, dies at 82 or 83