Famous Deaths for Year 1838

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Deaths 1 - 39 of 39

Jan 13th - Ferdinand Ries, German composer dies at 53
Jan 16th - Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]
Jan 20th - Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64
Jan 23rd - Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67
Jan 28th - Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]
Jan 30th - Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail
Feb 1st - Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71
Feb 5th - Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62
Feb 22nd - Friedrich Johann Eck, composer, dies at 70
Mar 16th - Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64
Mar 22nd - Hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73
Mar 24th - Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
Apr 3rd - Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57
Apr 6th - Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74
Apr 11th - Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40
Apr 17th - J Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71
Apr 23rd - John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape Colony/Dutch-Indies, dies at 75
May 17th - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French diplomat (b. 1754)
May 17th - René Caillé, French explorer (b. 1799)
May 23rd - John W Janssens, gov-gen (Cape Colony), dies at 75
May 28th - Thomas Busby, composer, dies
Jun 25th - François Nicolas Benoît, Baron Haxo, French general (b. 1774)
Jul 10th - Willem earl van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial governor, dies at about 43
Jul 17th - John Whites, hydraulic engineer, dies at 82
Jul 19th - Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer, dies at 72
Jul 28th - Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer, dies at 62
Jul 29th - Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66
Aug 19th - James Geddes, American Engineer (Erie Canal), dies at 75
Aug 21st - A v Chamisso, writer, dies at 57
Explorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William ClarkExplorer and Leader of Lewis and Clark Expedition William Clark (Sep 1st) Sep 1st - William Clark, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies at 68
Sep 5th - Charles Percier, French architect (b. 1764)
Sep 7th - Joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43
Sep 8th - Pietro Rovelli, composer, dies at 45
Oct 1st - Charles Tennant, Scottish chemist and industrialist (b. 1768)
Oct 3rd - Black Hawk (chief), Leader of the Sauk Native American tribe (b. 1767)
Oct 4th - Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer, dies at 79
Oct 19th - Henry Fagel, baron/court clerk of States-General/diplomat, dies at 73
Nov 24th - Karl Ludwig Hellwig, composer, dies at 65
Dec 14th - Jean-Olivier Chénier, French Canadian physician and Patriote (b. 1806)

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