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Deaths in History 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 bishop and man of letters (b. 1663)
  • 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 GovernorGeneral of Ceylon, executed
  • 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
  • Oct 31 Victor Amadeus II of Savoy (b. 1666)