On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1839

  • Jul 1 Mahmud II, Sultan of Turkey (1808-39), dies at 53
  • Jul 10 Fernando Joseph Maria Sor, composer, dies at 61
  • Jul 15 Winthrop Mackworth Praed, English politician and poet, dies at 36
  • Jul 29 Gaspard de Prony, French mathematician (b. 1755)