Famous Deaths In 1740
Sunday, 25 February 2018
Jan 02 In the year 1740 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 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 on this day in history.
Feb 29 On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
Apr 23 In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies
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 on this day in history.
May 31 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1740 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1740 death of johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721)
Oct 20 On this day in history karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.
Dec 20 In the year 1740 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.