Historical Figures Who Died in 1732

  • Jan 12 John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)
  • Feb 13 Charles-René d'Hozier, French historian (b. 1640)
  • Feb 22 Francis Atterbury, English man of letters, politician, and priest (Church of England Bishop of Rochester, 1713-23), dies at 68
  • Feb 24 Colonel Francis Charteris, known as "The Rape-Master General". (b. 1675)
  • Mar 20 Johann Ernst Hanxleden, German philologist (b. 1681)
  • Apr 18 Louis Feuillée, French explorer, dies at 72
  • May 20 Thomas Boston, Scottish church leader (b. 1676)
  • Jun 3 Pieter Vuyst, Dutch Governor of Ceylon, executed in Batavia after being convicted of multiple murders and other crimes at about 41
  • Sep 12 Jean Philippe Eugène de Mérode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo, dies at 58
  • Sep 24 Emperor Reigen, 112th Emperor of Japan, dies at 78

Victor Amadeus II

Oct 31 Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy (1675-1730) and King of Sardinia (1720-30), dies at 66