Deaths in History in 1822

  • Jan 14 Franz Innocenz Joseph Kobell, German landscape painter, dies at 72
  • Feb 5 Ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77
  • Feb 10 Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon-Teschen/governor of Hungary, dies at 83
  • Feb 24 Thomas Coutts, Anglo-Scottish banker (Coutts & Co.), dies at 86
  • Apr 3 Friedrich Bertuch, writer, dies
  • May 17 Armand-Emmanuel, Duc de Richelieu, Prime Minister of France (1815-18, 1820-21), dies at 55
  • Jul 2 Denmark Vesey, & 5 aides hanged at Blake's Landing, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jul 8 Percy Bysshe Shelley, English romantic poet (Prometheus unbound), drowns at 29
  • Aug 12 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies

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Aug 19 Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer, dies at 72

Mathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
Mathematician/Astronomer
Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

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Aug 25 William Herschel, German-British astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 83

Astronomer William Herschel
Astronomer
William Herschel
  • Oct 13 Antonio Canova, Italian sculptor, dies at 64
  • Oct 29 Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch earl/general/minister of War, dies at 61
  • Nov 6 Hendrik van Stralen, Secretary of Interior, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (b. 1748)
  • Nov 19 Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)