Famous Deaths In May - 04
Thursday, 30 March 2023
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 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 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 this day in history.
1604 On May - 04 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 Death of Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569) on this day in history.
1677 On this day in history death of isaac Barrow, English mathematician (b. 1630)
1684 Death of John Nevison, English highwayman (b. 1639) on May - 04.
1729 On this day in history death of louis-Antoine, Cardinal de Noailles, French cardinal (b. 1651)
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 Pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1770 On May - 04 christian Gottfried Krause, composer, dies at 51
1774 Death of Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714) on May - 04.
1776 Death of Jacques Saly, French sculptor (b. 1717) on this day in history.
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 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 Death of Jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church on this day in history.
1855 On May - 04 camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66
1858 Death of Aimé Bonpland, French explorer and botanist (b. 1773) on May - 04.
1859 Death of Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician (b. 1771) on this day in history.
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 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 May - 04.
1901 Death of John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831) on this day in history.
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