Deaths in History in August 1798

  • Aug 1 Fran├žois-Paul Brueys D'Aigalliers, French admiral (killed in battle) (b. 1753)
  • Aug 21 Corneille F de Nelis, Flemish scholar/bishop of Antwerp, dies at 62
  • Aug 24 Thomas Alcock, English clergyman (b. 1709)
  • Aug 28 James Wilson, Scot/US judge/signer (Declaration of Independence), dies at 55