Jan 04 Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history william Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58
Jan 31 Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) died in the year 1729.
Mar 02 In the year 1729 death of francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (b. 1662)
Mar 21 In the year 1729 john Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57
Apr 11 Manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
May 04 On this day in history death of louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651)
May 17 Samuel Clarke, theologian, dies on this day in history.