On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1821

  • Feb 8 Paul Anton Wineberger, German composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 21 Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756)

John Keats

Feb 23 John Keats, English Romantic poet (Ode to a Grecian Urn), dies of tuberculosis at 25

  • Feb 23 Marie-Anne Collot, French sculptor, dies
  • Feb 26 Joseph de Maistre, Savoyard diplomat and writer (b. 1753)