Famous Deaths In March - 17
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0180 On March - 17 antonius Marcus Aurelius, [Marcus Verus], Emperor of Rome, dies at 58
0461 St Patrick, patron St of Ireland, dies in Saul (according to legend) on this day in history.
0659 On this day in history gertrudis van Nijvel, saint/patron of travellers, dies at about 32
1040 Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies on March - 17.
1058 On March - 17 death of king Lulach I of Scotland
1199 Death of Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow on this day in history.
1272 Death of Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (b. 1220) on this day in history.
1425 Death of Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (b. 1407) on this day in history.
1516 Giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence, dies at 37 on March - 17.
1565 On March - 17 alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], Scottish theologist/physician, dies at 64
1588 Petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies on March - 17.
1605 Pieter Bast, [Bastius], Dutch engraver/cartographer, dies at about 34 on March - 17.
1640 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on March - 17.
1649 On this day in history gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71
1653 On March - 17 johan van Galen, admiral (battle of Livorno), dies in battle at 48
1680 On this day in history francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld, writer, dies
1704 Menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1713 On this day in history death of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw [b. 1688)
1715 On this day in history death of gilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (b. 1643)
1741 Death of Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French poet (b. 1671) on this day in history.
1764 George Parker, English astronomer, dies on this day in history.
1782 On March - 17 death of daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-born mathematician (b. 1700)
1796 Pieter Paulus, lawyer/Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41 on this day in history.
1801 On this day in history juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer, dies at 64
1803 On March - 17 candido Jose Ruano, composer, dies at 42
1806 On March - 17 david Dale, industrialist & philanthropist, dies
1830 Death of Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (b. 1764) on this day in history.
1846 F W Bessel, measured distance to 61 Cygni, dies on this day in history.
1849 On March - 17 willem II Frederik GL, King of Netherlands (1840-49), dies at 56
1853 On March - 17 christian Doppler, physicist, dies
1855 On this day in history ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer, dies at 65
1857 On March - 17 adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42
1861 Petter Conrad Boman, composer, dies at 56 on March - 17.
1862 Fromental Halevy, [Elie Levy], French opera composer, dies at 62 on March - 17.