Deaths in History in 1820

  • Jan 17 Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73
  • Jan 23 Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
  • Jan 29 King George III of the United Kingdom (b. 1738). Reigned 1760-1820.
  • Feb 14 Charles F, Duke of Berry, murdered at 42
  • Feb 15 Pierre-Joseph Cambon, member of Committee the Salut Public, dies at 63
  • Feb 15 William Ellery, US attorney (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at 92
  • Feb 16 Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758).
  • Feb 29 Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743)
  • Mar 11 Benjamin West, British painter (Death of General Wolfe), dies at 81
  • Mar 15 Clemens Maria Hofbauer, patron saint of Vienna (b. 1751
  • Mar 22 Stephen Decatur, killed in a duel with Com James Barron at 41
  • Apr 5 Henrik C Cras, lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii), dies at 81
  • Apr 20 Arthur Young, author (Annals of Agriculture), dies
  • Jun 9 Wilhelmina FS, princess of Prussia/Orange, dies at 68

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 19 Joseph Banks, English natural historian (Cook/Australia), dies

Botanist and explorer Joseph Banks
Botanist and explorer
Joseph Banks
  • Jun 20 Manuel Belgrano, Argentine lawyer and politician (b. 1770)
  • Aug 6 M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca, dies at 43, dies
  • Aug 28 Andrew Ellicott, American surveyor (b. 1754)
  • Sep 2 Jiaqing, 5th Emperor of Qing Dynasty, dies at 59
  • Sep 7 Coert L van Beyma thoe Kingma, Fries regent/patriot, dies at 67
  • Sep 21 Joseph R Drake, US poet (American Flag), dies at 25)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 26 Daniel Boone, American frontiersman and explorer (US Hall of Fame 1915), dies at 85

Frontiersman Daniel Boone
Frontiersman
Daniel Boone
  • Oct 12 Elias Annes Borger, theologist/poet (Ode on the Rhine), dies at 36
  • Oct 15 Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal (b. 1771)