Famous Deaths In April - 17
Monday, 14 June 2021
0326 Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on April - 17.
0485 Proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14] on this day in history.
0617 On April - 17 death of donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg
0818 On April - 17 bernhard I, King of Italy, dies
0858 Benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies on this day in history.
1080 Death of King Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041) on April - 17.
1272 On this day in history zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59
1297 On this day in history willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86
1427 On April - 17 jan IV, duke of Brabant/Limburg/wife of Jacoba van Bayern, dies
1539 On this day in history death of george, Duke of Saxony (b. 1471)
1574 Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German philologist, dies on April - 17.
1630 On this day in history christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (battle of White Mt), dies
1679 John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1680 Death of Kateri Tekakwitha, first American Indian to receive beatification (b. 1656) on April - 17.
1696 On April - 17 death of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, French writer (b. 1626)
1711 On April - 17 jozef I, [Habsburg], emperor of Germany (1705-11), dies at about 32
1713 Death of David Hollatz, Pomeranian dogmatician (b. 1648) on this day in history.
1714 On April - 17 philipp Heinrich Erlebach, composer, dies at 56
1726 On April - 17 henriette Amalia, ruler of Nassau-Dietz, dies at 49
1742 Death of Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (b. 1664) on this day in history.
1761 On this day in history death of thomas Bayes, English mathematician
1764 On this day in history johann Mattheson, German composer/musicologist, dies at 82
1790 Benjamin Franklin, US, (Poor Richards Almanac), dies at 84 on April - 17.
1799 Death of Richard Jupp, English architect (b. 1728) on April - 17.
1835 On April - 17 william Henry Ireland, forger (Shakespearean manuscripts), dies
1837 Edouard viscount de Walckiers, very wealthy slave trader, dies on April - 17.
1838 On April - 17 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71
1843 On April - 17 death of samuel Morey, American inventor (b. 1762)
1854 Gottlob Wiedebein, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1863 Daniel Smith Donelson, Conf gen/cousin of Andrew Jackson, dies at 61 on April - 17.
1873 Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60 on April - 17.
1882 Death of George Jennings Sanitary engineer (b. 1810) on this day in history.
1890 On April - 17 john Barnett, composer, dies at 87
1891 Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.