Famous Deaths In March - 17
Friday, 06 December 2019
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 March - 17 gertrudis van Nijvel, saint/patron of travellers, dies at about 32
1040 On this day in history harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies
1058 Death of King Lulach I of Scotland on March - 17.
1199 On March - 17 death of jocelin, bishop of Glasgow
1272 On this day in history death of emperor Go-Saga of Japan (b. 1220)
1425 On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (b. 1407)
1516 On this day in history giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence, dies at 37
1565 Alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], Scottish theologist/physician, dies at 64 on March - 17.
1588 Petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies on March - 17.
1605 On March - 17 pieter Bast, [Bastius], Dutch engraver/cartographer, dies at about 34
1640 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.
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 Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld, writer, dies on March - 17.
1704 On March - 17 menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63
1713 On this day in history death of juraj JĂˇnoĹˇĂk, famous Slovak outlaw [b. 1688)
1715 On March - 17 death of gilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (b. 1643)
1741 Death of Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French poet (b. 1671) on March - 17.
1764 George Parker, English astronomer, dies on March - 17.
1782 Death of Daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-born mathematician (b. 1700) on this day in history.
1796 Pieter Paulus, lawyer/Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41 on March - 17.
1801 On this day in history juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer, dies at 64
1803 On this day in history candido Jose Ruano, composer, dies at 42
1806 David Dale, industrialist & philanthropist, dies on this day in history.
1830 Death of Laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (b. 1764) on this day in history.
1846 On March - 17 f W Bessel, measured distance to 61 Cygni, dies
1849 Willem II Frederik GL, King of Netherlands (1840-49), dies at 56 on March - 17.
1853 Christian Doppler, physicist, dies on this day in history.
1855 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer, dies at 65 on March - 17.
1857 Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
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.