Famous Deaths In April - 04
Friday, 24 January 2020
0397 Ambrosius, gov of Liguria/bishop of Milan (374-97)/saint, dies on April - 04.
0636 Death of Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of Internet (b. cira 560) on April - 04.
0896 Formosus, Pope (891-96), dies on April - 04.
1229 Hugo van Pierrepont, bishop of Liege, dies on this day in history.
1284 Alfonso X, "El Sabio" King of Castile/Leon (1252-84), dies at 62 on April - 04.
1292 Nicholas IV, [Girolamo Masci], Pope (1288-92), dies on this day in history.
1305 On this day in history death of jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (b. circa 1217)
1393 On this day in history floris van Wevelinkhoven, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1406 Robert III, King of Scotland (1390-1406), dies on this day in history.
1417 On April - 04 john van Touraine, 1st husband of Jacoba of Bavaria, dies
1536 On this day in history death of frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (b. 1460)
1585 Caspar de Robles, Spanish viceroy of Frisia, dies at about 57 on April - 04.
1588 On April - 04 frederik II, King of Denmark/Norway (1559-88), dies at 53
1604 Thomas Churchyard, poet/pamphleteer, dies on April - 04.
1609 Death of Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (b. 1526) on this day in history.
1617 On this day in history john Napier, Scottish mathematician/inventor (logarithms), dies
1643 On April - 04 simon Episcopius, [Bisschop], Dutch theologist, dies at 60
1661 Death of Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven, Scottish soldier (b. circa 1580) on April - 04.
1662 On April - 04 davis Mell, composer, dies at 57
1664 Adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies on this day in history.
1701 Death of Joseph Haines, entertainer and author on April - 04.
1714 On April - 04 karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies
1734 On April - 04 johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79
1743 Death of Daniel Neal, English historian (b. 1678) on this day in history.
1761 Death of Theodore Gardelle, Swiss painter and enameler (b. 1722) on April - 04.
1766 On this day in history death of john Taylor, English classical scholar (b. 1704)
1774 Oliver Goldsmith, Irish poet (She Stoops to Conquer), dies at 17 on this day in history.
1784 On April - 04 mary Mead, wife of English journalist John Wilkes, dies
1792 Death of James Sykes, American politician (b. 1725) on this day in history.
1806 On this day in history friedrich Gottlob Fleischer, composer, dies at 84
1807 On this day in history joseph Jerome Le Francais de Lalande, French astronomer, dies
1817 On this day in history prince d'Essing, dies
1841 On this day in history death of william Henry Harrison, becomes 1st pres to die in office, at 68
1844 On this day in history charles Bulfinch, 1st US pro architect (Mass State House), dies at 80