Famous Deaths In March - 17
Saturday, 26 September 2020
0180 Antonius Marcus Aurelius, [Marcus Verus], Emperor of Rome, dies at 58 on this day in history.
0461 On March - 17 st Patrick, patron St of Ireland, dies in Saul (according to legend)
0659 Gertrudis van Nijvel, saint/patron of travellers, dies at about 32 on this day in history.
1040 Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies on March - 17.
1058 On this day in history death of king Lulach I of Scotland
1199 Death of Jocelin, bishop of Glasgow on March - 17.
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 March - 17 giuliano de' Medici, monarch of Florence, dies at 37
1565 On this day in history alexander Alesius, [Aless/Alane], Scottish theologist/physician, dies at 64
1588 Petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies on this day in history.
1605 On March - 17 pieter Bast, [Bastius], Dutch engraver/cartographer, dies at about 34
1640 On March - 17 philip Massinger, dramatist, dies
1649 On March - 17 gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71
1653 Johan van Galen, admiral (battle of Livorno), dies in battle at 48 on March - 17.
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 March - 17 death of juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw [b. 1688)
1715 Death of Gilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (b. 1643) on this day in history.
1741 On this day in history death of jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French poet (b. 1671)
1764 On March - 17 george Parker, English astronomer, dies
1782 Death of Daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-born mathematician (b. 1700) on this day in history.
1796 On this day in history pieter Paulus, lawyer/Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41
1801 Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1803 Candido Jose Ruano, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
1806 On March - 17 david Dale, industrialist & philanthropist, dies
1830 On March - 17 death of laurent, Marquis de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal (b. 1764)
1846 On this day in history f W Bessel, measured distance to 61 Cygni, dies
1849 Willem II Frederik GL, King of Netherlands (1840-49), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1853 Christian Doppler, physicist, dies on March - 17.
1855 On March - 17 ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer, dies at 65
1857 On March - 17 adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42
1861 On this day in history petter Conrad Boman, composer, dies at 56
1862 On March - 17 fromental Halevy, [Elie Levy], French opera composer, dies at 62