Famous Deaths In April - 17
Monday, 03 October 2022
0326 Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
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 Bernhard I, King of Italy, dies on this day in history.
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 Death of George, Duke of Saxony (b. 1471) on April - 17.
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 April - 17 death of kateri Tekakwitha, first American Indian to receive beatification (b. 1656)
1696 Death of Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, French writer (b. 1626) on April - 17.
1711 On April - 17 jozef I, [Habsburg], emperor of Germany (1705-11), dies at about 32
1713 On this day in history death of david Hollatz, Pomeranian dogmatician (b. 1648)
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 Death of Thomas Bayes, English mathematician on April - 17.
1764 Johann Mattheson, German composer/musicologist, dies at 82 on April - 17.
1790 On April - 17 benjamin Franklin, US, (Poor Richards Almanac), dies at 84
1799 Death of Richard Jupp, English architect (b. 1728) on this day in history.
1835 On April - 17 william Henry Ireland, forger (Shakespearean manuscripts), dies
1837 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1854 On this day in history gottlob Wiedebein, composer, dies at 74
1863 On April - 17 daniel Smith Donelson, Conf gen/cousin of Andrew Jackson, dies at 61
1873 Semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1882 Death of George Jennings Sanitary engineer (b. 1810) on April - 17.
1890 On April - 17 john Barnett, composer, dies at 87
1891 On April - 17 jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77