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Deaths in History in 1752

  • Jan 4 Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer), dies at 47
  • Jan 16 Francis Blomefield, English topographer (History of Norfolk), dies at 46
  • Feb 9 Fredric Hasselquist, Swedish naturalist (b. 1722)
  • May 3 Samuel Ogle, British provincial Governor of Maryland (b. c. 1692)
  • May 4 Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71
  • May 23 William Bradford, English-born printer (Pennsylvania's first printing press), dies at 89
  • Jun 14 Charles-Antoine Coypel, French carpet designer, dies at 57
  • Jun 14 Daniel Marot, French/Neth, architect/engraver, dies at about 88
  • Jun 16 Giulio Alberoni, Spanish-Italian minister and cardinal, dies at 88
  • Jun 16 Joseph Butler, English philosopher, dies at 60
  • Jul 29 Peter Warren, British admiral
  • Aug 22 William Whiston, English Anglican priest and mathematician, dies at 84
  • Nov 2 Johann Albrecht Bengel, German theologian and scholar, dies at 65
  • Nov 5 Carl Andreas Duker, German classical scholar (b. 1670)
  • Nov 6 Ralph Erskine, Scottish minister (b. 1685)