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Deaths in History in January 1785

Person of interestHaym Salomon

Jan 6 Haym Salomon, Polish-born American broker who helped finance the American Revolution, dies in Philadelphia at 44

Financier Haym Salomon
Haym Salomon
  • Jan 19 Jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713)
  • Jan 23 Matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717)