On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1821

  • Aug 1 Elizabeth Inchbald [Simpson], English actress and author (Lovers' Vows, Lady Abbess), dies at 68
  • Aug 4 William Floyd, American soldier who signed the US Declaration of Independence, dies at 86
  • Aug 6 Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, Italian composer and conductor, dies at 64
  • Aug 7 Caroline of Brunswick, Queen Consort of King George IV (1820-21), dies at 53
  • Aug 10 Salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52
  • Aug 29 Horace Coignet, composer, dies at 86