Deaths in History in February 1799

  • Feb 4 √Čtienne-Louis Boull√©e, French architect (b. 1728)
  • Feb 7 Qianlong, Emperor of China, 6th Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, dies at 87
  • Feb 12 Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (b. 1729)
  • Feb 16 Charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74
  • Feb 19 Jean-Charles de Borda, French mathematician, physicist, political scientist, and sailor (b. 1733)
  • Feb 22 Heshen, infamous Qing Dynasty Chinese official at court (b. 1750)
  • Feb 24 Broerius Brorius, theologist (Pensive Christian), dies at about 41
  • Feb 24 Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer, dies at 56