Famous Deaths In 1740
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Jan 02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1740 death of samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657)
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 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 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 28 In the year 1740 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