Deaths in History in 1827

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  • Jan 5 Frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63
  • Feb 17 Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Swiss educator (Leonard & Gertrude), dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 5 Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist and inventor of the 1st battery, dies at 82

Physicist and Inventor Alessandro Volta
Physicist and Inventor
Alessandro Volta
  • Mar 5 Pierre-Simon Laplace, French mathematician (b. 1749)
  • Mar 27 François Alexandre Frédéric, French social reformer (b. 1747)
  • Apr 2 Ludwig Heinrich Bojanus, German physician and naturalist (b. 1776)
  • Apr 3 Ernst Chladni, German physicist (b. 1756)
  • Apr 22 Thomas Rowlandson, caricaturist, dies
  • May 5 Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (1806-27), dies at 76
  • Jun 26 Christian A Vulpius, German writer (Ornaldo Ornaldini), dies
  • Jun 26 Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny), dies at 73
  • Jun 27 Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian (b. 1754)
  • Jul 14 Augustin-Jean Fresnel, French physicist (b. 1788)
  • Jul 16 Josiah Spode, potter, dies

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Aug 8 George Canning, British Prime Minister (Tory: 1827) and Foreign Secretary, dies in office at 57

British Prime Minister George Canning
British Prime Minister
George Canning

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Aug 12 William Blake, English poet and artist (Songs of Innocence & Experience), dies at 69

Poet/Artist William Blake
Poet/Artist
William Blake
  • Aug 27 Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat, dies
  • Sep 18 Robert Pollok, poet, dies
  • Oct 10 Ugo Foscolo, Italian poet, dies at 49
  • Nov 18 Wilhelm Hauff, German writer, dies at 24
  • Nov 24 Harman W Muntinghe, Dutch lawyer and colonial director, dies at 54
  • Nov 28 Dov Baer Schneersohn, Lubavitch leader/author (Imirei Binah), dies