On This Day

Deaths in History in April 1813

  • Apr 10 Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician and astronomer (number theory, celestial mechanics), dies at 77
  • Apr 19 Benjamin Rush, physician/abolotionist (signed US 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 Kutuzov, Russian field marshal, dies at 67