On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1801

  • Mar 14 Christian Friedrich Penzel, German musician and composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 17 Juan de Sesé y Balaguer, Aragonese composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 21 Andrea Lucchesi, Italian composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 23 Tsar Paul I of Russia (1796-1801) is struck with a sword, strangled, and trampled to death in his bedroom at St. Michael's Castle aged 46
  • Mar 25 Anthony Ziesenis, Dutch architect and sculptor (Camper), dies at 69
  • Mar 25 Novalis [Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg], German romantic writer ('Heinrich von Ofterdingen), dies at 28
  • Mar 28 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (North Holland), dies at 66