Famous Deaths In May - 04
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1436 On this day in history death of engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman (b. 1390s)
1471 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1566 Death of Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490) on this day in history.
1594 Paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62 on May - 04.
1604 On this day in history claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71
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 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 this day in history.
1729 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1752 On May - 04 pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71
1770 On this day in history christian Gottfried Krause, composer, dies at 51
1774 On this day in history death of anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-LĂĽneburg (b. 1714)
1776 On this day in history death of jacques Saly, French sculptor (b. 1717)
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 this day in history.
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 Death of AimĂ© Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (b. 1773) on May - 04.
1859 Death of Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician (b. 1771) on May - 04.
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 May - 04.
1885 On May - 04 aleksandar I Karadjordjevic, monarch of Serbia (1842-58), dies at 78
1891 On May - 04 sherlock Holmes, "dies" at Reichenbach Falls
1893 George Washington Hewitt, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1901 Death of John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831) on May - 04.