Famous Deaths In January - 10
Thursday, 22 February 2018
0681 On this day in history agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 On this day in history lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies
0976 John I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51 on this day in history.
1094 On this day in history death of caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)
1271 Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on January - 10.
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on January - 10.
1542 Death of Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on January - 10.
1645 On this day in history death of william Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71
1654 Death of Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616) on this day in history.
1662 On January - 10 death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)
1674 Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84 on January - 10.
1698 Death of Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637) on this day in history.
1707 Death of Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621) on this day in history.
1754 Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on this day in history.
1761 On January - 10 death of edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711)
1768 Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on January - 10.
1775 Jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies on January - 10.
1777 Death of Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) on January - 10.
1778 On January - 10 carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70
1780 On January - 10 francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
1789 On January - 10 pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82
1792 On this day in history jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60
1794 Death of Georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754) on this day in history.
1800 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.
1811 Death of Marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764) on January - 10.
1824 Victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64 on January - 10.
1828 On this day in history death of françois de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)
1833 Adrien Marie Legendre, dies on January - 10.
1846 Etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1851 Death of Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775) on January - 10.
1855 On this day in history mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67
1862 Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on January - 10.
1863 On this day in history death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
1866 On January - 10 death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)