On This Day

Deaths in History in August 1828

  • Aug 6 Konstantin von Benckendorff, Russian general and statesman, dies of a fever at 43
  • Aug 8 Carl Peter Thunberg, Swedish naturalist, dies at 84
  • Aug 9 Friedrich Bouterwek, German philosopher and critic, dies at 62
  • Aug 22 Franz Joseph Gall, German-French physician (phrenology), dies at 70
  • Aug 27 Eise J Eisinga, constructed planetarium at Franeker, dies at 84