Famous Deaths In 1740
Sunday, 19 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 Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692) died on this day in history.
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 On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies
Apr 25 On this day in history 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 in the year 1740.
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 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 In the year 1740 death of johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721)
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies in the year 1740.
Oct 28 On this day in history anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
Dec 20 In the year 1740 death of richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675)
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies