Famous Deaths In 1740
Saturday, 23 September 2017
Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.
Jan 27 On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)
Feb 08 On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
Feb 09 Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Feb 29 In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
Apr 23 On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies
Apr 25 In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)
May 15 Ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680) died on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1740 frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
Jun 01 In the year 1740 death of samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657)
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony died on this day in history.
Jun 17 Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) died on this day in history.
Jul 19 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 in the year 1740.
Oct 05 Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721) died on this day in history.
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1740 anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
Dec 20 Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675) died on this day in history.
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies