Jan 04 Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77 in the year 1729.
Jan 19 William Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58 in the year 1729.
Jan 31 Jakob Roggeveen, Dutch explorer (b. 1659) died in the year 1729.
Mar 02 Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (b. 1662) died on this day in history.
Mar 21 In the year 1729 john Law, Scottish financier, dies at about 57
Apr 11 On this day in history manuel de Egues, composer, dies at 71
May 04 Louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651) died on this day in history.
May 17 On this day in history samuel Clarke, theologian, dies