Famous Deaths In May - 04
Tuesday, 01 December 2020
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 this day in history.
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 Death of Luca Ghini, Italian physician and botanist (b. 1490) on May - 04.
1594 Paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62 on May - 04.
1604 On May - 04 claudio Merulo, composer, dies at 71
1605 On May - 04 ulisse Aldrovandi, Italian biologist/medical, dies at 82
1615 On this day in history death of adriaan van Roomen, Flemish mathematician (b. 1561)
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 this day in history.
1684 On May - 04 death of john Nevison, English highwayman (b. 1639)
1729 On May - 04 death of louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651)
1734 Death of James Thornhill, English painter on this day in history.
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 May - 04 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 Death of Tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750) on this day in history.
1811 On this day in history death of nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (b. 1776)
1824 On May - 04 death of joseph Joubert, French essayist and moralist (b. 1754)
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 Death of Aimé Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (b. 1773) on May - 04.
1859 On May - 04 death of joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician (b. 1771)
1860 On this day in history emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer, dies
1879 On May - 04 william Froude, Brit civil eng/shipbuilder (F Integer), dies at 68
1880 On May - 04 death of edward Clark, Governor of Texas (b. 1815)
1885 On this day in history 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 this day in history.