Famous Deaths In January - 10
Friday, 19 December 2014
0681 Agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies on this day in history.
0866 On this day in history 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 On this day in history death of caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)
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 On this day in history death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
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 January - 10.
1662 Death of Prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597) on January - 10.
1674 On this day in history jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
1698 Death of Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637) on January - 10.
1707 On this day in history death of philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621)
1754 On January - 10 daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51
1761 On this day in history death of edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711)
1768 Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1775 On this day in history jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies
1777 On January - 10 death of spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719)
1778 Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on January - 10.
1780 On this day in history francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
1789 Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1792 On January - 10 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 On January - 10 death of marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764)
1824 On January - 10 victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64
1828 Death of François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750) on January - 10.
1833 On January - 10 adrien Marie Legendre, dies
1846 On this day in history etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75
1851 Death of Karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775) on this day in history.
1855 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on January - 10.
1862 Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 on this day in history.
1863 On January - 10 death of lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
1866 Death of Pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792) on this day in history.