On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1819

  • Jan 2 Maria Luisa of Parma, Queen of Charles IV of Spain, dies at 67
  • Jan 14 John Wolcot, English satirist (Peter Pindar), dies at 80
  • Jan 20 Carlos IV [English: Charles], King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70
  • Mar 8 Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge, doctor, Massachusetts militia officer, member of the Massachusetts legislature (b. 1739)
  • Mar 10 Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, German philosopher and writer, dies at 76
  • Mar 23 August von Kotzebue, German dramatist, dies at 57
  • Apr 15 Oliver Evans, American inventor who pioneered high-pressure steam engine, dies at 63
  • May 2 Mary Moser, English painter (Flowers Still Life), dies at 74
  • May 16 Alexander van Bylandt, military, dies at 75
  • May 22 Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch naval officer and founder of Dutch Marines Corp, dies at 84
  • Jun 26 Slome Duikelar [Abraham J Swalff], Yiddish writer, dies
  • Jul 1 Jemima Wilkinson [Publick Universal Friend], American preacher, founded Universal Friends sect, dies at 66
  • Jul 20 John Playfair, Scottish geologist/mathematician, dies
  • Aug 23 Oliver Hazard Perry, American naval hero (Battle of Lake Erie),, dies on 34th birthday
  • Sep 12 Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prussian general (b. 1742)
  • Sep 14 Erik Acharius, Swedish botanist (lichens), dies at 61
  • Oct 6 Charles Emanuel II, King of Sardinia (1796-1802)/Jesuit, dies
  • Oct 15 Princess Louise of Orange-Nassau, daughter of viceroy Willem V & Wilhelmina of Prussia, dies at 48
  • Oct 15 Sergey Vyazmitinov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1744)
  • Nov 5 Dirk van den Boetzelaer, Regent of Holland, dies at 55
  • Nov 15 Daniel Rutherford, Scottish chemist and physician (isolation of nitrogen in 1772), dies at 70
  • Dec 5 Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, German poet, lawyer and translator, dies at 69
  • Dec 9 Ann C Coleman, fiancee of President Buchanan, commits suicide
  • Dec 19 Thomas Fremantle, British naval officer, dies at 54