Famous People Who Died In 1797

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1797. This list includes people like Mary Wollstonecraft, Edmund Burke, Olaudah Equiano, John Wilkes, Frederick William II of Prussia and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, playwrights and journalists who died in 1797. This list includes people from England, France, United States and many more countries.

Edmund BurkeEdmund Burke
Irish, British
Statesman
Mary WollstonecraftMary Wollstonecraft
British
Writer

Olaudah EquianoOlaudah Equiano
Central African
Anti Slavery Activist

John WilkesJohn Wilkes
British
English journalist

Horace WalpoleHorace Walpole
Writer, Novelist, Autobiographer, Politician
Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron AmherstJeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst
British
Colonial administrator, Military personnel

James HuttonJames Hutton
British, Scottish
Geologist

Agha Mohammad Khan QajarAgha Mohammad Khan Qajar
Iranian
Shah of Iran
François-Noël BabeufFrançois-Noël Babeuf
French
Journalist, Writer, Archivist, Politician

Joseph Wright of DerbyJoseph Wright of Derby
British
Painter, Artist
Francis Lightfoot LeeFrancis Lightfoot Lee
British, American
Politician

Oliver WolcottOliver Wolcott
British, American
Politician

Carter BraxtonCarter Braxton
American
Politician, Merchant

Lazare HocheLazare Hoche
French
Soldier

Pietro VerriPietro Verri
Austrian, Italian
Economist
Charles FitzRoy, 1st Baron SouthamptonCharles FitzRoy, 1st Baron Southampton
British
Military officer

John Robert CozensJohn Robert Cozens
British
Draftsman

AguiAgui
Chinese
General

Charles MacklinCharles Macklin
Irish
Actor
Andreas Peter BernstorffAndreas Peter Bernstorff
German
Diplomat

Michel-Jean SedaineMichel-Jean Sedaine
French
Dramatist
Joseph WrightJoseph Wright
British
Painter

Baron MünchhausenBaron Münchhausen
German
Fiction writer

Elhanan WinchesterElhanan Winchester
American
Religious Leader
Anton RaaffAnton Raaff
German
Tenor

Christian Jensen LofthuusChristian Jensen Lofthuus
Norwegian
Peasant leader
Magdeleine-Marie DesgarcinsMagdeleine-Marie Desgarcins
French
Actress

Jean-Baptiste LouvetJean-Baptiste Louvet
French
Novelist