Deaths in History in 1826

  • Jan 3 Louis Gabriel Suchet, French marshal (b. 1770)
  • Feb 13 Petr Alekseevich Pahlen, Russian general (b. 1745)
  • Feb 25 Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at 60
  • Mar 1 J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist, dies at 59
  • Mar 10 Johan VI M L J, King of Portugal (1816-26), dies at 56
  • Apr 3 Reginald Heber, bishop & hymn writer, dies
  • Jun 1 Jean Frédéric Oberlin, Alsatian pastor (b. 1740)
  • Jun 3 Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin, Russian writer (b. 1766)
  • Jun 7 Joseph von Fraunhofer, German physicist (b. 1787)

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Jul 4 John Adams, 2nd US President (1797-1801), dies at 90

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams

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Jul 4 Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President (1801-09), dies at 83

3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson

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Jul 5 Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore dies at 44 of apoplexy

British Statesman and Founder of Singapore Stamford Raffles
British Statesman and Founder of Singapore
Stamford Raffles
  • Jul 8 Luther Martin, American statesman (b. 1748)
  • Jul 22 Giuseppe Piazzi, monk/mathematician (found 1st asteroid), dies at 80
  • Jul 25 Pavel I Pestel, Russian officer, hanged at 33 [OS Jul 13]
  • Jul 25 Kondraty Fyodorovich Ryleyev, Russian poet and revolutionary (b. 1795)
  • Aug 13 René Laënnec, French physician (invented the stethoscope), dies of tuberculosis at 46
  • Sep 22 Johann Peter Hebel, German writer (Allemannische Gedichte), dies at 66
  • Sep 25 Giovanni Battista Brocchi, Italian Geologist, dies at 54
  • Oct 3 Jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Labyrinth), dies
  • Dec 7 John Flaxman, Engl sculptor (tombs at St Paul's Cathedral), dies at 71
  • Dec 15 William Browser, revolting slave, executed in NYC