Famous Deaths In May - 04
Monday, 22 April 2019
1436 Death of Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman (b. 1390s) on May - 04.
1471 On May - 04 death of edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (b. 1453)
1506 Death of Husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat (b. 1438) on this day in history.
1519 Death of Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (b. 1492) on May - 04.
1566 On May - 04 death of luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490)
1594 On May - 04 paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
1604 On May - 04 claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71
1605 Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1615 On this day in history death of adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561)
1626 On May - 04 death of arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569)
1677 Death of Isaac Barrow, English mathematician (b. 1630) on this day in history.
1684 On May - 04 death of john Nevison, English highwayman (b. 1639)
1729 On May - 04 death of louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651)
1734 On May - 04 death of james Thornhill, English painter
1737 Death of Eustace Budgell, English writer (b. 1686) on May - 04.
1752 On this day in history pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71
1770 On May - 04 christian Gottfried Krause, composer, dies at 51
1774 Death of Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714) on this day in history.
1776 Death of Jacques Saly, French sculptor (b. 1717) on this day in history.
1790 On May - 04 death of matthew Tilghman, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1718)
1799 Death of Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750) on this day in history.
1811 Death of Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (b. 1776) on this day in history.
1824 Death of Joseph Joubert, French essayist and moralist (b. 1754) on May - 04.
1832 Death of Jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church on this day in history.
1855 On this day in history camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
1858 Death of Aimé Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (b. 1773) on this day in history.
1859 On May - 04 death of joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician (b. 1771)
1860 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer, dies on this day in history.
1879 William Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history death of edward Clark, Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
1885 Aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78 on May - 04.
1891 On May - 04 sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls
1893 George Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82 on May - 04.
1901 On May - 04 death of john Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831)