Famous Deaths In April - 17
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0326 Death of Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria on this day in history.
0485 Proclus, Greek mathematician, dies in Athens [or Apr 14] on April - 17.
0617 Death of DonnĂˇn of Eigg, Celtic Christian martyr, patron saint of Eigg on this day in history.
0818 On April - 17 bernhard I, King of Italy, dies
0858 Benedict III, Italian Pope (855-58), dies on this day in history.
1080 On this day in history death of king Harald III of Denmark (b. 1041)
1272 Zita/Cita, Italian maid/saint, dies at about 59 on this day in history.
1297 Willem van Afflighem, Flemish poet/abbot St Truiden, dies at about 86 on April - 17.
1427 Jan IV, duke of Brabant/Limburg/wife of Jacoba van Bayern, dies on April - 17.
1539 Death of George, Duke of Saxony (b. 1471) on this day in history.
1574 On April - 17 joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German philologist, dies
1630 Christian I, ruler of Anhalt-Bernburg (battle of White Mt), dies on April - 17.
1679 On April - 17 john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53
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 Jozef I, [Habsburg], emperor of Germany (1705-11), dies at about 32 on April - 17.
1713 On April - 17 death of david Hollatz, Pomeranian dogmatician (b. 1648)
1714 Philipp Heinrich Erlebach, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1726 On April - 17 henriette Amalia, ruler of Nassau-Dietz, dies at 49
1742 Death of Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (b. 1664) on April - 17.
1761 On this day in history death of thomas Bayes, English mathematician
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 April - 17.
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 J Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71 on April - 17.
1843 On this day in history death of samuel Morey, American inventor (b. 1762)
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 On April - 17 semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer, dies at 60
1882 Death of George Jennings Sanitary engineer (b. 1810) on this day in history.
1890 John Barnett, composer, dies at 87 on April - 17.
1891 Jules Eugene Abraham Alary, composer, dies at 77 on April - 17.