Famous Deaths In 1740
Saturday, 25 October 2014
Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 In the year 1740 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 On this day in history 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 Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history death of ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680)
May 31 On this day in history frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history 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