Famous Deaths In May - 04
Friday, 21 January 2022
1436 Death of Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman (b. 1390s) on this day in history.
1471 Death of Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (b. 1453) on May - 04.
1506 Death of Husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat (b. 1438) on May - 04.
1519 On this day in history death of lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (b. 1492)
1566 Death of Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490) on May - 04.
1594 On this day in history paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
1604 Claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71 on May - 04.
1605 On this day in history ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82
1615 Death of Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561) on May - 04.
1626 Death of Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569) on this day in history.
1677 Death of Isaac Barrow, English mathematician (b. 1630) on May - 04.
1684 Death of John Nevison, English highwayman (b. 1639) on May - 04.
1729 On May - 04 death of louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651)
1734 Death of James Thornhill, English painter on May - 04.
1737 Death of Eustace Budgell, English writer (b. 1686) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714)
1776 On this day in history death of jacques Saly, French sculptor (b. 1717)
1790 Death of Matthew Tilghman, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1718) on May - 04.
1799 On May - 04 death of tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750)
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 Death of Jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church on this day in history.
1855 Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1858 On May - 04 death of aimé Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (b. 1773)
1859 On this day in history death of joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician (b. 1771)
1860 On this day in history emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer, dies
1879 William Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 May - 04.
1891 On this day in history sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls
1893 On May - 04 george Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82
1901 Death of John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831) on May - 04.