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Date Event
Jan 3
Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (b. 1706) 
Jan 3
Baldassare Galuppi, L'Olimpiade 
Jan 6
Haym Salomon, dies in Phila at 44, helped finance the revolution 
Jan 19
Jonathan Toup, English classical scholar and critic (b. 1713) 
Jan 23
Matthew Stewart, Scottish mathematician (b. 1717) 
Feb 6
Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 
Feb 19
Johann Christoph Richter, composer, dies at 84 
Feb 24
Carlo Bonaparte, Corsican attorney, dies at 39 
Apr 14
William Whitehead, English writer (b. 1715) 
Apr 26
Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 
Apr 30
Frederick Philipse 3, land owner (Bronx, Westch & Putnam), dies at 65 
May 8
Pietro Longhi, painter, dies 
May 8
Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French statesman (b. 1719) 
May 9
Franz Xaver Schnitzer, composer, dies at 44 
May 10
Etienne Joseph Floquet, composer, dies at 36 
May 15
Karel Blazej Kopriva, composer, dies at 29 
May 23
William Woollett, engraver, dies 
Jun 2
Jean Paul de Gua de Malves, French mathematician (b. 1713) 
Jun 5
Gottfried August Homilius, composer, dies at 71 
Jun 6
Johann Michael Demmler, composer, dies at 36 
Jun 25
Pierre Talon, composer, dies at 63 
Jun 25
Pieter Kintsius, VOC-supercarga/chief on Macau, dies at 53 
Jun 27
Egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84 
Jun 30
James Oglethorpe, English general and founder of the state of Georgia (b. 1696) 
Jul 13
Stephen Hopkins, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 78 
Aug 14
John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies 
Aug 17
Jonathan Trumbull, US patriot, dies 
Aug 21
Jean B Pigalle, French sculptor (Child with Pigeon), dies 
Aug 26
George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, British soldier and politician (b. 1716) 
Oct 4
David Brearly, American statesman (b. 1703) 
Oct 24
Jean-Jacques Robson, composer, dies at 64 
Oct 30
Gustaf P Creutz, Swedish diplomat/poet (Daphne), dies at 54 
Oct 30
Gustaf Philip Creutz, Atis och Camilla 
Nov 18
Louis Philip I, Duke of Orléans, French soldier and writer (b. 1725) 
Nov 19
Bernard de Bury, composer, dies at 65 
Nov 25
Richard Glover, British poet (b. 1712) 
Nov 28
William Whipple, merchant/judge/signer (US Declaration of Independence), dies at 55 
Dec 8
Antonio Maria Mazzoni, composer, dies at 68 
Dec 29
Johann Heinrich Rolle, composer, dies at 69 
Dec 29
Johan Herman Wessel, Norwegian poet (b. 1742) 
Dec 29
Johan Herman Wessel, Kierlighed uden strømper 
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