Deaths in History in 1765

  • Mar 3 William Stukeley, English physician and archaeologist (pioneered investigation of Stonehenge and Avebury), dies at 77
  • Apr 5 Edward Young, English poet (Love of Fame), dies at 81

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Apr 9 Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, princess of Orange-Nassau, dies at 77

Princess of Orange Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel
Princess of Orange
Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel
  • Apr 15 Michail v Lomonosov, Russian scholar/poet, dies at 53
  • Apr 20 Abigail Williams, American accuser in the Salem witch trials (b. 1674)
  • May 17 Alexis Claude Clairault, French mathematician (b. 1713)
  • Jul 15 Charles-André van Loo, French painter (b. 1705)
  • Aug 18 Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (1745-65) dies at 56
  • Aug 19 Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, Swedish Chemist who discovered nickel and tungsten, dies at 42
  • Sep 2 Henry Bouquet, Swiss-born British army officer (b. 1719)
  • Sep 10 Jacob Gilles, pension advisor, dies at about 74
  • Oct 10 Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, dies at 77
  • Oct 20 William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
  • Oct 21 Giovanni Paolo Pannini/Panini, Italian painter/architect, dies at 73
  • Oct 31 Duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies
  • Nov 30 George Glas, British merchant and adventurer (b. 1725)
  • Dec 16 Peter Frederick Haldimand, Swiss military officer and surveyor
  • Dec 25 Václav Prokop Diviš, Czech theologian and natural scientist (b. 1698)