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Deaths in History in September 1783

Person of interestLeonhard Euler

Sep 18 Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician (Euler's Constant), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 76

Mathematician Leonhard Euler
Leonhard Euler
  • Sep 18 Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar, dies at 65
  • Sep 27 Étienne Bézout, French mathematician (b. 1730)