Famous Deaths In 1740
Saturday, 25 February 2017
Jan 02 In the year 1740 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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Feb 29 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died in the year 1740.
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1740 death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)
May 15 In the year 1740 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 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657) died in the year 1740.
Jun 06 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony died in the year 1740.
Jun 17 Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) died on this day in history.
Jul 19 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history death of johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721)
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies in the year 1740.
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