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Deaths in History in 1830

  • Jan 7 Infanta Carlota Joaquina, daughter of Charles IV of Spain and wife of John VI of Portugal, dies at 53
  • Jan 7 Thomas Lawrence, English portrait painter, dies at 60
  • Jan 17 W Waiblinger, writer, dies
  • Feb 18 Charles de Merode, Earl of Merode, Mayor of Brussels and French Senator, dies at 67
  • Mar 2 Samuel Thomas von Sömmering, German physician (b. 1755)
  • Mar 17 Laurent, 1st Marquis of Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal, dies at 65
  • Mar 21 Johann Rudolf Wyss, Swiss folkorist and writer (Swiss Family Robinson), dies at 48
  • Apr 22 Knud Lyne Rahbek, Danish literary historian, dies at 69
  • May 16 Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, mathematician, dies
  • Jun 1 Sahajanand Swami, believed to be an incarnation of god by his followers, leaves his mortal body. (b. 1781)
  • Jun 4 Antonio José de Sucre, Great Marshall of Ayacucho (b. 1795)
  • Jun 25 Ephraim McDowell, American physician and surgeon (pioneered abdominal surgery), dies at 58
  • Jun 26 George IV, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover (1820-30), dies of upper gastrointestinal bleeding resulting from the rupture of a blood vessel in his stomach at 67
  • Jun 28 David Walker, African-American abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), dies at 33
  • Jul 14 Anthony van Haersolte, Dutch politician and member of Executing Regime, dies at 73
  • Aug 27 Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, commits suicide at 74
  • Sep 15 William Huskisson, first rail fatality (b. 1770)
  • Sep 18 William Hazlitt, English critic and essayist, dies at 52
  • Sep 23 Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, First Lady of the United States (1817-25) as the wife of the fifth President James Monroe, dies at 62
  • Oct 4 Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg, Prussian Generalfeldmarschall, dies at 71
  • Oct 18 Peter I Petrovic Njegos, bishop (Montenegro), dies
  • Nov 4 Frederic de Merode, Belgian revolutionary, dies in battle at 37
  • Nov 8 Francis I, King of the Two Sicilies (1825-30), dies at 53
  • Nov 30 Pius VIII, [Francesco Saverio Castiglioni], Italian 253rd Pope (1829-30), dies at 69
  • Dec 8 H Benjamin Constant, French politician/writer, dies at 63
  • Dec 9 Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher, Danish surgeon, botanist and professor of anatomy (research work in malacology), dies at 73

Person of interestSimón Bolívar

Dec 17 Simón Bolívar, South American revolutionary and president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Santa Marta, Colombia

Military and Political Leader Simón Bolívar
Military and Political Leader
Simón Bolívar