Famous Deaths In 1740
Sunday, 01 March 2015
Jan 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1740 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 in the year 1740.
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 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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1740 death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
Jul 19 On this day in history 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 In the year 1740 karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 28 On this day in history anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
Dec 20 On this day in history 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 in the year 1740.