Deaths in History in 1812

  • Jan 23 Robert Craufurd, British general (b. 1764)
  • Feb 6 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104
  • Feb 24 Hugo Kollataj, Polish teacher/minister, dies at 61
  • Feb 24 Etienne-Louis Malus, French physicist and mathematician (b. 1775)
  • Apr 11 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Opfer Noachs), dies at 35
  • Apr 20 George Clinton, 4th US VP, dies at 73 1st VP to, die in office

MurderAssassination

May 11 Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (assassinated) (b. 1762)

British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval
British Prime Minister
Spencer Perceval
  • Jun 2 John W de Winter, Dutch vice-adm, dies at battle at Kamperduin at 51
  • Jun 16 Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23
  • Jul 14 Christian G. Heyne, German archaeologist, dies at 82
  • Aug 1 Yakov Kulnev, Russian general (killed in battle) (b. 1763)
  • Sep 12 Pyotr I Bagration, Georgian/Russian ruler/general, dies in battle
  • Sep 19 Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German Jewish banker and founder of the Rothschild banking dynasty, dies at 68
  • Oct 11 Jurriaan F de Frederici, Dutch governor-gen (Suriname), dies at 60

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 13 Isaac Brock, English general (conquered Detroit), dies in battle at 43

British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock
British Army Officer and Administrator
Isaac Brock
  • Nov 11 Platon Levshin, Metropoitan of Moscow (b. 1737)
  • Nov 15 Eagle Fokke Simonsz, writer (Year 3000), dies at about 57

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 20 Sacagawea, Shoshone interpreter for Lewis & Clark, dies at 24

Interpreter and Guide Sacagawea
Interpreter and Guide
Sacagawea
  • Dec 27 Shneur Zalman of Liadi, Lithuanian rabbi and founder of Chabad Hasidism (b. 1745)
  • Dec 27 Joanna Southcott, an English self-described religious prophetess.