Famous Deaths In January - 10
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
0681 Agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies on this day in history.
0866 On January - 10 lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies
0976 On January - 10 john I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51
1094 Death of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029) on this day in history.
1271 On January - 10 otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on this day in history.
1542 Death of Gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59 on January - 10.
1645 Death of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71 on January - 10.
1654 Death of Nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616) on this day in history.
1662 Death of Prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597) on January - 10.
1674 Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84 on this day in history.
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 On January - 10 daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51
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 On January - 10 jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies
1777 Death of Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) on January - 10.
1778 Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1780 Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1789 Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1792 On this day in history jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60
1794 On January - 10 death of georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754)
1800 On January - 10 johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46
1811 On this day in history death of marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764)
1824 Victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64 on January - 10.
1828 Death of François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750) on this day in history.
1833 Adrien Marie Legendre, dies on January - 10.
1846 Etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75 on January - 10.
1851 On January - 10 death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
1855 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on January - 10.
1862 On January - 10 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47
1863 On January - 10 death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
1866 On this day in history death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)