Deaths in History in 1813

  • Jan 3 Bennelong, Australian aboriginal interlocutor between his tribe and the British settlers (b. c. 1764)
  • Jan 6 Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (b. 1764)
  • Jan 20 C M Wieland, writer, dies at 79
  • Jan 23 George Clymer, US merchant (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 73
  • Feb 13 Samuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (b. 1725)

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Feb 26 Robert R. Livingston, US diplomat (Declaration of Independence), dies at 66

American Founding Father Robert R. Livingston
American Founding Father
Robert R. Livingston
  • Mar 23 Princess Augusta Frederica of Great Britain, dies at 75
  • Apr 10 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician and astronomer (number theory, celestial mechanics), dies at 77
  • Apr 19 Benjamin Rush, physician/abolotionist (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 67
  • Apr 27 Zebulon Pike, American brigadier general and explorer (Pike's Peak), dies in battle at 34
  • Apr 28 Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (b. 1745)
  • May 1 Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (b. 1768)
  • May 23 Geraud Duroc, French general (b. 1772)
  • Jun 6 Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, French architect
  • Jun 17 Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (b. 1726)
  • Jun 28 Gerhard JD von Scharnhorst, Prus min of War (1807-10), dies in battle
  • Jul 6 Granville Sharp, English abolitionist, dies at 77
  • Jul 29 Jean-Andoche Junot, French general (b. 1771)
  • Aug 11 Henry James Pye, English poet, British Poet Laureate (1790-1813), dies at 68
  • Aug 23 Alexander Wilson, Scottish-born ornithologist (b. 1766)
  • Aug 26 Karl Theodor Korner, German poet (Vetter aus Bremen), dies at 21
  • Sep 2 Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1763)
  • Sep 13 Hezqeyas of Ethiopia, deposed Emperor of Ethiopia

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 5 Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief (Battle of Thames), dies in battle at 45

Native American Leader of the Shawnee Tecumseh
Native American Leader of the Shawnee
Tecumseh
  • Oct 19 Josef Poniatovski, Polish gen/marshal of France, dies in battle
  • Nov 29 Giambattista Bodoni, Italian stamp cutter/publisher (bodoni), dies at 73
  • Dec 19 James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist, dies at 69
  • Dec 24 Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (b. 1740)