On This Day

Famous People Who Died in February 1823

  • Feb 7 Ann Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (The Mysteries of Udolpho, The Romance of the Forest), dies at 58
  • Feb 16 Johann Gottfried Schict, German composer, dies at 69
  • Feb 16 Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, French Romantic painter and draughtsman - allegorical paintings and portraits, dies at 64
  • Feb 21 Charles Wolfe, Irish poet, dies at 31
  • Feb 26 John Philip Kemble, British actor and director (Drury Lane, Covent Garden), dies at 66