Deaths in History in August 1799

  • Aug 2 Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier, French inventor, dies at 54
  • Aug 5 Richard Howe, British admiral (b. 1726)
  • Aug 7 John Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58
  • Aug 15 Giuseppe Parini, Italian poet (b. 1729)
  • Aug 29 Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99), dies at 71
  • Aug 31 Nicolas-Henri Jardin, French architect (b. 1720)