Famous Deaths In January - 10
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
0681 On this day in history agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 On January - 10 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 January - 10 death of caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)
1271 On this day in history otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies
1276 On January - 10 gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies
1542 On January - 10 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 On this day in history death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)
1674 On January - 10 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 Death of Edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711) on January - 10.
1768 On this day in history charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82
1775 On this day in history jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies
1777 Death of Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) on this day in history.
1778 On January - 10 carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70
1780 Francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82 on January - 10.
1789 Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82 on January - 10.
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 Death of Marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764) on this day in history.
1824 On January - 10 victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64
1828 On January - 10 death of françois de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750)
1833 On January - 10 adrien Marie Legendre, dies
1846 Etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75 on January - 10.
1851 On this day in history death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
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 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.