Famous Deaths In 1740
Friday, 20 April 2018
Jan 02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.
Jan 05 On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
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 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 29 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died on this day in history.
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.
Apr 25 Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died in the year 1740.
May 15 On this day in history death of ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680)
May 31 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 in the year 1740.
Jun 01 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657) died on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history death of alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony
Jun 17 Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) died in the year 1740.
Jul 19 On this day in history francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
Oct 05 Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721) died in the year 1740.
Oct 20 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
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 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.