On This Day

Deaths in History in August 1823

  • Aug 2 Lazare Carnot, French politician, engineer and mathematician known as the Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars, dies at 70
  • Aug 3 Jacob Abraham de Mist, Dutch statesman, dies at 74
  • Aug 20 Pius VII [Luigi Barnaba Gregorio Chiaramonti], Italian bishop of Imola and Pope (1800-23), dies at 83
  • Aug 20 Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus, German encyclopedia publisher, dies at 51