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Deaths in History in September 1759

  • Sep 10 Ferdinand Konščak, Croatian explorer and Jesuit missionary, dies at 55

Person of interestJames Wolfe

Sep 13 James Wolfe, British Army officer who defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec, dies in battle at 32

British Army Officer James Wolfe
British Army Officer
James Wolfe
  • Sep 14 Louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47
  • Sep 28 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter and cartoonist, dies at 67