Famous Deaths In April - 17
Friday, 28 January 2022
0326 Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on April - 17.
0485 On April - 17 proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14]
0617 On April - 17 death of donnán of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg
0818 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1272 Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on April - 17.
1297 On April - 17 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 On this day in history death of kateri Tekakwitha, first American Indian to receive beatification (b. 1656)
1696 On this day in history death of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, French writer (b. 1626)
1711 On this day in history 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 Henriette Amalia, ruler of Nassau-Dietz, dies at 49 on April - 17.
1742 On April - 17 death of arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (b. 1664)
1761 On April - 17 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 this day in history.
1835 William Henry Ireland, forger (Shakespearean manuscripts), dies on this day in history.
1837 On April - 17 edouard viscount de Walckiers, very wealthy slave trader, dies
1838 On April - 17 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71
1843 Death of Samuel Morey, American inventor (b. 1762) on April - 17.
1854 Gottlob Wiedebein, composer, dies at 74 on April - 17.
1863 On this day in history daniel Smith Donelson, Conf gen/cousin of Andrew Jackson, dies at 61
1873 Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60 on April - 17.
1882 Death of George Jennings Sanitary engineer (b. 1810) on April - 17.
1890 On this day in history john Barnett, composer, dies at 87
1891 On April - 17 jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77