Famous Deaths In 1740
Friday, 24 November 2017
Jan 02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.
Jan 05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.
Jan 27 On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)
Feb 08 In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.
Apr 23 In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies
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 on this day in history.
Jun 01 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657) died in the year 1740.
Jun 06 In the year 1740 death of alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony
Jun 17 In the year 1740 death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
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 in the year 1740.
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Dec 20 Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675) died in the year 1740.
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.