Historical Figures Who Died in December 1814

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade (1740-1814)

Dec 2 French philosopher and writer (Justine) and where the words sadism and sadist are derived from, dies at 74

  • Dec 9 Joseph Bramah, British inventor and locksmith who invented the beer pump, dies of pneumonia at 66
  • Dec 13 Charles Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne, Belgium fieldmarshal and author, dies at 79