Deaths in History in 1761

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  • Jan 4 Stephen Hales, English vicar/inventor (ventilator), dies at 83
  • Jan 10 Edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711)
  • Feb 1 Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian (b. 1682)
  • Apr 4 Theodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler (b. 1722)
  • Apr 9 William Law, British minister and theologian (b. 1686)
  • Apr 15 Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician (b. 1682)
  • Apr 15 William Oldys, English antiquarian and bibliographer (b. 1696)
  • Apr 17 Thomas Bayes, English mathematician
  • May 14 Thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50
  • May 15 Jacob Mossel, governor-general (Dutch East Indies), dies at 56
  • Jun 2 Jonas Alströmer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1685)
  • Jul 4 Samuel Richardson, English writer (b. 1689)
  • Jul 13 Tokugawa Ieshige, Japanese shogun (b. 1712)
  • Aug 3 Johann Matthias Gesner, German classical scholar (b. 1691)
  • Sep 8 Bernard Forest de Bélidor, French engineer (b. 1698)
  • Sep 19 Peter Musschenbroek, physician/physicist (Leidse Bottle), dies at 69
  • Nov 30 John Dollond, British optician (b. 1706)
  • Dec 23 Alestair Ruadh MacDonnell, Scottish Jacobite spy