Famous People Who Died in August 1827

  • Aug 2 James Hewitt, American composer and conductor, dies at 57

George CanningGeorge Canning (1770-1827)

Aug 8 British Prime Minister (Tory: 1827) and Foreign Secretary, dies in office at 57

William BlakeWilliam Blake (1757-1827)

Aug 12 English poet and artist (Songs of Innocence & Experience), dies at 69

  • Aug 27 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies