On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1797

  • Jul 9 Edmund Burke, British statesman, philosopher and author (A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful, Reflections on the Revolution in France), dies at 68
  • Jul 11 Ienăchiţă Văcărescu, Wallachian writer (b. 1740)
  • Jul 29 Christoph Rheineck, German composer, dies at 48