Famous Deaths In May - 04
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1436 Death of Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman (b. 1390s) on this day in history.
1471 On this day in history death of edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (b. 1453)
1506 On this day in history death of husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat (b. 1438)
1519 Death of Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (b. 1492) on May - 04.
1566 On this day in history death of luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490)
1594 Paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62 on May - 04.
1604 Claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71 on May - 04.
1605 On May - 04 ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82
1615 Death of Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561) on this day in history.
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 May - 04.
1684 On this day in history death of john Nevison, English highwayman (b. 1639)
1729 Death of Louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651) on this day in history.
1734 Death of James Thornhill, English painter on this day in history.
1737 On May - 04 death of eustace Budgell, English writer (b. 1686)
1752 On May - 04 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 Death of Jacques Saly, French sculptor (b. 1717) on May - 04.
1790 Death of Matthew Tilghman, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1718) on May - 04.
1799 On this day in history death of tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750)
1811 On May - 04 death of nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (b. 1776)
1824 On this day in history death of joseph Joubert, French essayist and moralist (b. 1754)
1832 Death of Jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church on May - 04.
1855 On this day in history camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
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 May - 04 emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer, dies
1879 On May - 04 william Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68
1880 Death of Edward Clark, Governor of Texas (b. 1815) on this day in history.
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 George Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82 on May - 04.
1901 Death of John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831) on this day in history.