On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1831

  • Dec 2 Traugott Maximilian Eberwein, German composer, dies at 56
  • Dec 8 James Hoban, architect who designed White House, dies
  • Dec 10 Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (Seebeck effect), dies at 61
  • Dec 11 John George Schetky, American violoncellist, music teacher and composer, dies at 55
  • Dec 15 Paulus Roelof Cantz'laar, Dutch naval officer and colonial governor, dies at 60
  • Dec 18 Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet and literature (My Relief), dies at 75