Famous Deaths in 1824

  • Jan 10 Victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64
  • Jan 24 Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal, dies at 66
  • Jan 26 Théodore Géricault, French painter (b. 1791)
  • Jan 29 Louise MC countess of Albany, Henegouws salon owner, dies at 71
  • Feb 1 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 8 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71
  • Feb 9 Anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet, dies at 49
  • Feb 21 Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine (b. 1781)
  • Feb 22 John Davy, English composer, dies at 60
  • Mar 3 Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violist/composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 9 Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/Friesland, dies at 79
  • Mar 12 Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer, dies at 48
  • Mar 22 Johann Melchior Dreyer, composer, dies at 76
  • Apr 15 Theodorus F van Capellen, Dutch vice-admiral (Algiers), dies at 61
  • Apr 18 Edward Jones, Welsh harpist and composer, dies at 72

Person of interestLord Byron

Apr 19 Lord Byron [George Gordon Byron], British romantic poet (Childe Harold's Pilgrimage) , dies at 36

Romantic Poet Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Lord Byron
  • Apr 24 Herman Muntinghe, theologist (History of Mankind), dies at 71
  • May 4 Joseph Joubert, French essayist and moralist (b. 1754)
  • May 15 Alexander Campbell, composer, dies at 60
  • May 26 Capel Lofft, English writer (b. 1751)
  • Jun 14 Agustín de Betancourt, Spanish civil engineer (steam engines, hot air balloons), dies at 68
  • Jun 16 Charles-François Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, Third Consul of France (b. 1739)
  • Jun 18 Ferdinand III JJ-B, archduke of Austria/ruler of Toscane, dies at 55
  • Jun 21 Étienne Aignan, French writer, dies at 51

Person of interestAgustín de Iturbide

Jul 19 Agustín de Iturbide [crowned Agustin I], Mexican army general, politician and the 1st emperor of Mexico is executed by firing squad at 40

1st Emperor of Mexico Agustín de Iturbide
1st Emperor of Mexico
Agustín de Iturbide
  • Jul 20 Joan M Kemper, lawyer (layed-out Civil Code), dies
  • Aug 21 John Taylor, philosopher (Jeffersonian Democracy), dies at 70
  • Aug 21 Santiago Ferrer, composer, dies at 62
  • Sep 12 Louis AG baron de Bacler d'Albe, French cartographer, dies at 62

Person of interestLouis XVIII

Sep 16 Louis XVIII SX, earl of Province/king of France (1814-24), dies

King of France Louis XVIII
King of France
Louis XVIII
  • Sep 17 Giacomo Tritto, Italian composer, dies at 91
  • Nov 30 Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, composer, dies at 87
  • Dec 21 James Parkinson, English physician (First description of Parkinson's disease) and political activist, dies at 69
  • Dec 25 Barbara Krudener, mystic visionary who renounced nobility, dies at 60
  • Dec 25 Barbara Juliane, baroness von Krüdener, Baltic German religious mystic, author, and Pietist Lutheran theologian, dies at 60