Famous Deaths In 1740
Monday, 03 August 2015
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 On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)
Feb 08 Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 in the year 1740.
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 in the year 1740.
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 Frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1740.
Jun 17 In the year 1740 death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
Jul 19 In the year 1740 francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
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 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