On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1813

  • Aug 1 Carl Stenborg, Swedish composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 11 Henry James Pye, English poet, British Poet Laureate (1790-1813), dies at 68
  • Aug 19 Johann Carl Friedrich Rellstab, German composer, dies at 54
  • Aug 19 Josef Blazej Smrcek, Czech composer, dies at 61
  • Aug 20 Jan Krtitel Vanhal, Czech organist, cellist, and composer, dies at 74
  • Aug 20 Johann Baptist Wanhal [Jan Křtitel Vaňhal], Czech organist, cellist, composer, and teacher, dies at 74
  • Aug 21 Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, Queen consort of Sweden, dies at 67
  • Aug 23 Alexander Wilson, Scottish ornithologist and naturalist, dies at 47
  • Aug 26 Daniel Gottlob Turk, German composer, dies at 63
  • Aug 26 Karl Theodor Korner, German poet (Vetter aus Bremen), dies at 21