Famous Deaths In May - 04
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
1436 On this day in history death of engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman (b. 1390s)
1471 On May - 04 death of edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (killed in battle) (b. 1453)
1506 On May - 04 death of husayn Bayqarah, ruler of Herat (b. 1438)
1519 Death of Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (b. 1492) on this day in history.
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 this day in history claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71
1605 Ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82 on May - 04.
1615 Death of Adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561) on May - 04.
1626 On this day in history 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 Death of John Nevison, English highwayman (b. 1639) on this day in history.
1729 Death of Louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651) on this day in history.
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 May - 04 pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71
1770 Christian Gottfried Krause, composer, dies at 51 on May - 04.
1774 Death of Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714) on this day in history.
1776 On May - 04 death of jacques Saly, French sculptor (b. 1717)
1790 Death of Matthew Tilghman, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1718) on this day in history.
1799 Death of Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750) on May - 04.
1811 On May - 04 death of nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (b. 1776)
1824 On May - 04 death of joseph Joubert, French essayist and moralist (b. 1754)
1832 On May - 04 death of jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church
1855 On May - 04 camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
1858 On this day in history 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 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer, dies on May - 04.
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 On this day in history aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78
1891 Sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls on May - 04.
1893 George Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82 on May - 04.
1901 On May - 04 death of john Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831)