Famous Deaths In 1740
Saturday, 22 November 2014
Jan 02 In the year 1740 johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 in the year 1740.
Jan 27 Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died in the year 1740.
Feb 08 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.
Feb 09 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 29 On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
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 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 in the year 1740.
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony died in the year 1740.
Jun 17 Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) died in the year 1740.
Jul 19 In the year 1740 francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
Oct 05 On this day in history death of johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721)
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies in the year 1740.
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1740 death of richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675)
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.