Famous Deaths In March - 17
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
0180 Antonius Marcus Aurelius, [Marcus Verus], Emperor of Rome, dies at 58 on March - 17.
0461 On March - 17 st Patrick, patron St of Ireland, dies in Saul (according to legend)
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 this day in history.
1058 Death of King Lulach I of Scotland on this day in history.
1199 On March - 17 death of jocelin, bishop of Glasgow
1272 Death of Emperor Go-Saga of Japan (b. 1220) on March - 17.
1425 Death of Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (b. 1407) on March - 17.
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 On this day in history petrus Dathenus, Flemish minister/physician (Psalms of David), dies
1605 On this day in history pieter Bast, [Bastius], Dutch engraver/cartographer, dies at about 34
1640 Philip Massinger, dramatist, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1680 On March - 17 francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld, writer, dies
1704 Menno baron van Coehoorn, fort builder/Coevorden/howitzer, dies at 63 on March - 17.
1713 Death of Juraj Jánošík, famous Slovak outlaw [b. 1688) on this day in history.
1715 On this day in history death of gilbert Burnet, Scottish Bishop of Salisbury (b. 1643)
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 On this day in history death of daniel Bernoulli, Dutch-born mathematician (b. 1700)
1796 Pieter Paulus, lawyer/Dutch CEO (National Convention), dies at 41 on March - 17.
1801 Juan de Sesse y Balaguer, composer, dies at 64 on March - 17.
1803 Candido Jose Ruano, composer, dies at 42 on March - 17.
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 Christian Doppler, physicist, dies on this day in history.
1855 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, composer, dies at 65 on March - 17.
1857 On this day in history adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42
1861 Petter Conrad Boman, composer, dies at 56 on March - 17.
1862 On March - 17 fromental Halevy, [Elie Levy], French opera composer, dies at 62