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Famous Deaths In 1740

Sunday, 01 February 2015

Jan 02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1740.

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 on this day in history.

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 in the year 1740.

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 in the year 1740.

Jun 01 In the year 1740 death of samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657)

Jun 06 In the year 1740 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 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 on this day in history.

Oct 05 Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721) died on this day in history.

Oct 20 In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies

Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.

Dec 20 Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675) died on this day in history.

Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies

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Famous Birthdays In 1740

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 03 Guillaume Lasceux, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 07 Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/MP was born on this day in history.

Feb 12 On this day in history birth of matej Sojka, composer

Feb 15 Ernst Eichner, composer was born on this day in history.

Feb 16 In the year 1740 birth of giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni)

Feb 17 Horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist was born on this day in history.

Mar 06 In the year 1740 birth of giovanni Meli, Siclian poet (Buccolica)

Mar 19 Johann Georg Roser, composer was born in the year 1740.