Deaths in History in 1825

  • Jan 4 Ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies at 73

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Jan 8 Eli Whitney, American inventor (Cotton Gin), dies of prostate cancer at 59

Inventor of the Cotton Gin Eli Whitney
Inventor of the Cotton Gin
Eli Whitney
  • Feb 10 Paul van Hemert, Dutch theologist/philosopher (Kant), dies at 68
  • Feb 24 Thomas Bowdler, self-appointed Shakespearean censor, dies
  • Mar 25 Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Dutch politician (Grand Pensionary of Batavia), dies at 63
  • Apr 6 Vladimir Borovikovsky [Vоlоdymyr Borovyk], Russian painter, died at 67
  • Apr 10 Paul-Louis Courier, (Mere), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53
  • Apr 16 John Henry Fuseli, painter/art writer (Tracks in the Snow), dies at 84
  • Apr 21 Johann Friedrich Pfaff, German mathemattician (b. 1765)
  • May 19 Claude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon, French political philosopher (b. 1760)
  • May 20 Papaflessas, Greek priest and government official (b. 1788)
  • May 23 Ras Gugsa of Yejju, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia
  • Jun 4 Ferdinand I, King of Sicily/Naples (Ferdinand IV), dies
  • Jun 5 Odysseas Androutsos, hero in the Greek War of Independence
  • Jun 9 M Pauline Bonaparte, Corsican duchess of Parma/Guastalla, dies at 44
  • Jun 11 Daniel D Tompkins, 6th US Vice President (1817-25), dies at 54
  • Jun 13 Johann Peter Melchior, German sculptor, dies at 82

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Jun 14 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-born American architect who laid out Washington, D.C., dies at 70

Washington D.C. Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Washington D.C. Architect
Pierre Charles L'Enfant
  • Jul 11 Thomas P. Grosvenor, American Revolutionary War soldier (b. 1744)
  • Aug 20 William Waldegrave, 1st Baron Radstock, Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1753)
  • Sep 25 Joachim Heer, Swiss politician (b. 1879)
  • Sep 29 Daniel Shays, American officer in the American Revolution and leader of Shay's Rebellion, dies
  • Oct 13 Maximilian I of Bavaria (b. 1756)
  • Nov 14 Jean Paul, writer, dies at 62
  • Nov 22 Ann Bailey, pioneer, dies
  • Dec 1 Tsar Alexander I of Russia (b. 1777). Reigned from 1801
  • Dec 29 Jacques-Louis David, French Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat), dies at 77