On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1815

  • Feb 4 Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder and inoculation proponent, dies at 77
  • Feb 4 Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist and graphic artist, dies at 58
  • Feb 17 Franz Gotz, Bohemian composer, dies at 59
  • Feb 19 Leonhard von Call, Austrian composer, dies at 47

Robert Fulton

Feb 24 Robert Fulton, American inventor and engineer (first commercial steamboat), dies of tuberculosis at 49

  • Feb 26 Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737)