Famous Deaths In May - 04
Thursday, 21 February 2019
1436 On this day in history death of engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman (b. 1390s)
1471 Death of Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (b. 1453) on May - 04.
1506 On May - 04 death of husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat (b. 1438)
1519 On May - 04 death of lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (b. 1492)
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 Claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71 on May - 04.
1605 Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1615 Death of Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561) on this day in history.
1626 Death of Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569) on May - 04.
1677 Death of Isaac Barrow, English mathematician (b. 1630) on this day in history.
1684 Death of John Nevison, English highwayman (b. 1639) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of eustace Budgell, English writer (b. 1686)
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 this day in history death of matthew Tilghman, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1718)
1799 Death of Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750) on May - 04.
1811 Death of Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (b. 1776) on May - 04.
1824 Death of Joseph Joubert, French essayist and moralist (b. 1754) on this day in history.
1832 On this day in history death of jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church
1855 Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66 on May - 04.
1858 Death of Aimé Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (b. 1773) on this day in history.
1859 Death of Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician (b. 1771) on May - 04.
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 May - 04.
1880 On May - 04 death of edward Clark, Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
1885 Aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1891 Sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls on this day in history.
1893 On May - 04 george Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82
1901 Death of John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831) on this day in history.