Famous People Who Died In 1792

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1792. This list includes people like John Paul Jones, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, George Mason, Gustav III of Sweden, Richard Arkwright and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include emperors & kings, playwrights, prime ministers and political leaders who died in 1792. This list includes people from England, Germany, United States and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 

John Paul Jones
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 6, 1747
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arbigland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Died: July 18

 2 
George Mason
(Patriot, U.S. Statesman)

George Mason
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 11, 1725
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fairfax County, Virginia
Died: October 7

 3 

Richard Arkwright
1
Birthdate: December 23, 1732
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: August 3

Lord North
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1732
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Piccadilly
Died: August 5

 5 

Johann van Beethoven
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1740
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: December 18

 6 
John Burgoyne
(General, dramatist and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1761 to 1792)

John Burgoyne
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1722
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sutton, Bedfordshire, England
Died: August 4

 7 
Robert Adam
(Architect, Archaeologist, Politician)

Robert Adam
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 3, 1728
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy
Died: March 3
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 8 
John Smeaton
(Civil Engineer)

John Smeaton
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 8, 1724
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Austhorpe, Leeds, England
Died: October 28

 9 

Joaquim José da Silva Xavier
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 12, 1746
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pombal, Brazil
Died: April 21

John Montagu, 4th earl of Sandwich
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 13, 1718
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: England
Died: April 30

 11 
Henry Laurens
(Politician)

Henry Laurens
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 6, 1724
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, U.S
Died: December 8

 12 

Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
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Birthdate: 1703 AD
Birthplace: Al Uyaynah, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 22

 13 
Noble Consort Yu
(Qianlong Emperor's wife)

Noble Consort Yu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1714
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: July 9

 14 
Gustav III of Sweden
(Monarch of Sweden (1771-92))

Gustav III of Sweden
2
Birthdate: January 24, 1746
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 29

 15 

Guillaume Le Gentil
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 12, 1725
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coutances, France
Died: October 22

Marie Thérèse Louise of Savoy, Princesse de Lamballe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1749
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: September 3

 17 
George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney
(Naval officer. He is best known for his commands in the American War of Independence)

George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1718
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Walton-on-Thames, England
Died: May 24

 18 
Denis Fonvizin
(Dramatist)

Denis Fonvizin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 14, 1745
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 12

 19 

Joseph Martin Kraus
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 20, 1756
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miltenberg, Germany
Died: December 15

 20 
Samuel Hearne
(Explorer)

Samuel Hearne
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1756, 1745
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 31

 21 

Adam Gottlob Moltke
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 10, 1710
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Walkendorf, Germany
Died: September 25

Maria Luisa of Spain
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Birthdate: November 24, 1745
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Naples, Kingdom of Naples
Died: May 15

 23 

Carl Friedrich Bahrdt
0
Birthdate: August 25, 1741
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bischofswerda, Germany
Died: April 23

 24 
Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)

Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor
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Birthdate: May 5, 1747
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 1

 25 
Legall de Kermeur
(Chess player)

Legall de Kermeur
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1702
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: 1792 AD

 26 

Joshua Reynolds
1
Birthdate: July 16, 1723
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plympton, England
Died: February 23

Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1751
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cesvaine, Latvia
Died: June 4

 28 

John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 25, 1713
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Parliament Square, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: March 10

René Nicolas Charles Augustin de Maupeou
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 25, 1714
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: July 29

 30 

Isabel Godin des Odonais
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1728
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riobamba, Ecuador
Died: September 28

 31 
Johann Andreas Stein
(Piano craftsman)

Johann Andreas Stein
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 16, 1728
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heidesheim, Germany
Died: February 29

 32 
Jacob Kirkman
(Musical instrument maker)

Jacob Kirkman
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 4, 1710
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bischweiler, France
Died: April 30

André Boniface Louis Riqueti de Mirabeau
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 30, 1754
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 15

 34 

Jean-André van der Mersch
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 10, 1734
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Menen, Belgium
Died: September 14

 35 

August Gottlieb Spangenberg
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Birthdate: July 15, 1704
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hohenstein, Germany
Died: September 18

 36 

Charles Simon Favart
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 13, 1710
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 12

 37 

Jan Frans Vonck
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 29, 1743
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baardegem, Aalst, Belgium
Died: December 1

 38 
Hamad bin Said
(Sultan of Oman (1786-1792))

Hamad bin Said
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Oman
Died: March 13

José de Gálvez, 1st Marquess of Sonora
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 2, 1720
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Macharaviaya, Spain
Died: August 21