Famous Deaths In 1740
Monday, 22 December 2014
Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
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 In the year 1740 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 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony died on this day in history.
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 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 Richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675) died in the year 1740.
Dec 26 In the year 1740 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies