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1814Marquis de Sade, French philosopher and writer (Justine), dies at 74. The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name.

1814 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 5
Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72 
Jan 21
Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, French writer and botanist (b. 1737) 
Jan 21
Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, Paul et Virginie 
Jan 23
Georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer, dies at 52 
Jan 27
Johann Gottlieb Fichte, philosopher, dies 
Jan 27
Philip Astley, theatre manager, dies 
Jan 29
Johann G Fichte, German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre), dies at 51 
Feb 3
Johann Antonin Kozeluch, composer, dies at 75 
Feb 13
Augustin Holler, composer, dies at 69 
Mar 26
Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, namesake of the guillotine (b. 1738) 
Apr 1
Jozef de Ferraris, French/Austrian general/cartographer, dies at 87 
Apr 12
Charles Burney, English music historian (b. 1726) 
May 6
George Joseph Vogler, composer, dies at 64 
May 7
Franz Volrath Buttstett, composer, dies at 79 
May 12
Robert Treat Paine, US judge (signed Decl of Ind), dies at 83 
May 26
Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, officially named the Guillotine (b. 1789) 
May 29
Joséphine de Beauharnais, first wife of Napoleon I and first Empress of France (1804-14), dies of pneumonia aged 50 
Jun 7
Robert Jasper van der de Capellen, mister of Marsch, dies at 71 
Jun 8
Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer, dies at 48 
Jun 15
Charles Palissot de Montenoy, French writer/politician, dies at 84 
Jun 27
Johann Friedrich Reichardt, composer, dies at 61 
Jul 7
Robert Jasper van der Capellen, Dutch politician, dies at 71 
Jul 19
Matthew Flinders, English cartographer (Australia coast), dies at 40 
Jul 25
Charles Dibdin, composer, dies at 69 
Aug 21
Benjamin Thompson, American physicist and inventor (b. 1753) 
Aug 31
Arthur Phillip, British admiral, first Governor of New South Wales (b. 1738) 
Sep 1
Erik Eriksson Tulindberg, composer, dies at 53 
Sep 22
A W Iffland, writer, dies 
Oct 1
Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies 
Oct 16
Juan Jose Landaeta, composer, dies at 34 
Nov 1
Alexander Samoylov, Russian general and statesman (b. 1744) 
Nov 18
William Jessop, British civil engineer (b. 1745) 
Nov 23
Elbridge Gerry, US merchant/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 70 
Dec 2
Marquis de Sade, French philosopher and writer (Justine), dies at 74. The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name. 
Dec 2
Marquis de Sade, Lunacy 
Dec 9
Jose Angel Lamas, composer, dies at 39 
Dec 13
Charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belgium fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79 
Dec 19
Joseph Bramah, Inventor and Locksmith, notably invented the beer pump 
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