Famous Deaths In January - 10
Sunday, 20 September 2020
0681 On January - 10 agatho, Sicilian pope (678-81), dies
0866 On January - 10 lin-chi I-hsuan, [J Rinzai Gigen], Zen teacher, dies
0976 On January - 10 john I Tzimisces, co-emperor of Byzantium (969-76), dies at 51
1094 Death of Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029) on this day in history.
1271 Otto II, the Lame, earl of Gelre, dies on January - 10.
1276 Gregorius X, [Tedaldo Visconti], pope, dies on this day in history.
1542 On January - 10 death of gerardus Noviomagus, [Gerrit Geldenhauer], Dutch theologist, die at 59
1645 Death of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury, beheaded for treason at 71 on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history death of nicholas Culpeper, English botanist, herbalist, physician, and astrologer (b. 1616)
1662 On January - 10 death of prince Honoré II of Monaco (b. 1597)
1674 Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1698 Death of Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637) on January - 10.
1707 Death of Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621) on January - 10.
1754 Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51 on January - 10.
1761 Death of Edward Boscawen, British admiral (b. 1711) on this day in history.
1768 Charles Cressent, French court furniture maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1775 On January - 10 jemeljan Pugatshov, Russian kosak leader/"czar Peter III", dies
1777 Death of Spranger Barry, Irish actor (b. 1719) on January - 10.
1778 Carolus Linaeus "Carl von Linne", Swedish botanist/explorer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1780 On January - 10 francesco Antonio Vallotti, Italian organist/composer, dies at 82
1789 On this day in history pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist/cryptologist, dies at 82
1792 Jean-Louis Laruette, composer, dies at 60 on January - 10.
1794 Death of Georg Forster, German scientist and revolutionary (d. 1754) on this day in history.
1800 Johan Wikmanson, composer, dies at 46 on January - 10.
1811 On January - 10 death of marie-Joseph Chénier, French poet (b. 1764)
1824 Victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1828 Death of François de Neufchâteau, French statesman and intellectual figure (b. 1750) on January - 10.
1833 Adrien Marie Legendre, dies on this day in history.
1846 Etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75 on January - 10.
1851 On this day in history death of karl Freiherr von Müffling, Prussian field marshal (b. 1775)
1855 Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67 on January - 10.
1862 On January - 10 samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47
1863 Death of Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775) on January - 10.
1866 On January - 10 death of pyotr Pletnyov, Russian poet (b. 1792)