On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1836

  • Sep 5 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (b. 1790)
  • Sep 12 Grabbe, writer, dies at 34

Aaron Burr

Sep 14 Aaron Burr, 3rd US Vice President (D-R: 1801-05) who killed Alexander Hamilton in a pistol duel, dies at 80

  • Sep 14 Vincenzo Lavigna, Italian composer, dies at 60
  • Sep 17 Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist (Classification of flowering plants), dies at 88
  • Sep 19 Carl Friedrich Ebers, German composer and conductor, dies at 66
  • Sep 21 John Stafford Smith, British organist, and composer ("The Anacreontic Song", later used for the American national anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner"), dies at 86
  • Sep 23 María Malibran (née García) Spanish operatic contralto and soprano, dies from head injuries several months after falling from a horse at 28