On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1820

  • Feb 7 Samuel Adams Holyoke, American composer, dies at 57
  • Feb 12 Guillaume Albert Teniers, Flemish composer, dies at 71
  • Feb 14 Charles F, Duke of Berry, murdered at 42
  • Feb 14 Cosme Argerich, Argentine physician and founder of the Medicine School of Buenos Aires, dies at 61
  • Feb 15 Pierre-Joseph Cambon, French member of Committee of Salut Public, dies at 63
  • Feb 15 William Ellery, US attorney (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 92
  • Feb 16 Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero, dies at 61
  • Feb 29 Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743)