Famous Deaths In 1740
Wednesday, 01 April 2015
Jan 02 In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
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 In the year 1740 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 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died on this day in history.
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies in the year 1740.
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 Ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680) died on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
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 On this day in history death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
Jul 19 In the year 1740 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 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 in the year 1740.
Dec 20 In the year 1740 death of richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675)
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies