Famous Deaths In May - 04
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 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 May - 04.
1594 On May - 04 paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
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 Death of Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569) on this day in history.
1677 On May - 04 death of isaac Barrow, English mathematician (b. 1630)
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 May - 04.
1734 Death of James Thornhill, English painter on this day in history.
1737 Death of Eustace Budgell, English writer (b. 1686) on May - 04.
1752 On this day in history pieter Snyers, Flemish painter/engraver, dies at 71
1770 On this day in history christian Gottfried Krause, composer, dies at 51
1774 On May - 04 death of anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714)
1776 On this day in history 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 On May - 04 death of tipu Sultan, Indian military leader (b. 1750)
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 Death of Jan van Speyck, Dutch admiral, buried in New Church on May - 04.
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 May - 04.
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 Death of Edward Clark, Governor of Texas (b. 1815) on this day in history.
1885 On May - 04 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 Death of John Jones Ross, Canadian politician (b. 1831) on this day in history.