Historical Figures Who Died in 1719

  • Feb 23 Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg, German Lutheran missionary to India, dies at 36
  • Mar 7 Steven Jacobsz Vennekool, Amsterdam architect, buried
  • Apr 7 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest and saint of the Catholic Church, dies at 67
  • Apr 15 Françoise d'Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon, second wife of Louis XIV of France, dies at 83
  • Apr 21 Philippe de la Hire, French mathematician and historian (b. 1640)
  • May 21 Pierre Poiret, French mystic, dies at 73

Joseph Addison

Jun 17 Joseph Addison, English essayist, playwright (Cato, a Tragedy), poet and Whig politician who co-founded "The Spectator" magazine, dies at 47

  • Jul 5 Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, Irish general, dies at 78
  • Aug 8 Christoph Ludwig Agricola, German landscape painter, dies at 51
  • Aug 19 Karl H. Freiherr von Canstein, German lawyer, dies at 52
  • Sep 7 John Harris, English writer (Lexicon Technicum, first English Encyclopedia) (b. c. 1666)
  • Sep 19 Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/lord of the manor, executed at 59
  • Sep 19 Jan Weenix, Dutch painter, buried
  • Sep 21 Johann Heinrich Acker, German writer dies at 72
  • Sep 27 George Smalridge, English Bishop of Bristol (b. 1662)
  • Oct 14 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch painter and writer, dies at 59
  • Nov 8 Michel Rolle, French mathematician (Rolle's theorem), dies at 67
  • Nov 19 Jean Deutz, merchant and Amsterdam regent, dies at 64
  • Nov 26 John Hudson, British classical scholar (b. 1662)
  • Dec 2 Pasquier Quesnel, French theologist (La Foi), dies at 85
  • Dec 16 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78