Famous Deaths In May - 07
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
0685 Marwan I ibn al-Hakam, 4th kalief of Omajjaden (684-85), dies on May - 07.
0973 On this day in history otto I the Great, Holy Roman Emperor (962-973), dies at 60
1092 On May - 07 death of remigius de FĂ©camp, first bishop of Lincoln (b. unknown)
1166 Death of Willem I, the Bad, king of Sicily (1154-66) on May - 07.
1205 On May - 07 ladislaus III Arpad, King of Hungary (1204-05), dies at 5 or 6
1427 Death of Thomas la Warr, 5th Baron De La Warr, English churchman on May - 07.
1523 Franz von Sickingen, Germ knight/protect of poor, dies of wounds at 42 on May - 07.
1539 On May - 07 death of guru Nanak Dev, Founder of Sikhism (b. 1469)
1617 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1667 On May - 07 johann Jakob Froberger, German organist/singer/composer, dies at 50
1671 Edward Montagu, English baron Kimbolton, dies at about 68 on this day in history.
1673 Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58 on this day in history.
1682 Death of Tsar Feodor III of Russia (b. 1661) on this day in history.
1718 Death of Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658) on this day in history.
1736 John Weldon, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1792 On this day in history aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter, dies at 82
1793 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt admiral (battle of Doggersbank), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1800 Laurens P van Spiegel, regent/pension advisor (1787-95), dies at 64 on May - 07.
1805 Death of William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737) on May - 07.
1814 On May - 07 franz Volrath Buttstett, composer, dies at 79
1818 On May - 07 leopold Jan Antonin Kozeluh, composer, dies at 70
1825 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer, dies in Vienna at 74 on May - 07.
1836 Norbert Burgmuller, composer, dies at 26 on this day in history.
1840 Death of Caspar David Friedrich, German painter (b. 1774) on this day in history.
1863 On May - 07 amiel Weeks Whipple, US Union gen-major, dies of injuries at 46
1868 Death of Henry Peter Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (b. 1778) on May - 07.
1871 Louis Papineau, political reformer, dies on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69
1884 Judah P Benjamin, confederate minister of War, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1887 On May - 07 death of c. F. W. Walther, American Lutheran theologian (b. 1811)
1896 Death of H. H. Holmes (Herman Webster Mudgett) , American serial killer (b. 1860) on this day in history.
1900 Richard Storrs Willis, composer, dies at 81 on May - 07.
1904 Peter Hille, writer, dies on this day in history.
1914 On May - 07 edward Mollenhauer, composer, dies at 87