Famous Deaths In May - 17
Monday, 13 July 2020
1050 Guido van Arezzo, Italian music theorist, dies on this day in history.
1189 On this day in history death of minamoto no Yoshitsune, Japanese general (b. 1159)
1336 Death of Emperor Go-Fushimi of Japan (b. 1288) on May - 17.
1365 Death of Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1328) on this day in history.
1395 On this day in history death of constantine Dragas, Serbian ruler of a semi-independent realm
1464 On May - 17 death of thomas de Ros, 10th Baron de Ros, English politician (executed) (b. 1427)
1510 On May - 17 alessandro di Botticelli, painter (Birth of Venus), dies at about 65
1521 On May - 17 death of edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478)
1575 On May - 17 matthew Parker, archbishop of Canterbury (1559-75), dies at 68
1591 Jost/Jobst/Jodocus Amman, Swiss cartoonist/graphic artist, dies at 51 on May - 17.
1606 On this day in history death of forges Dimitri #1, czar of Russia (1605-06), murdered
1626 On May - 17 death of juan Pujol, Catalan composer (b. 1570)
1695 On this day in history cornelis de Heem, painter, dies
1727 Catherine I, Empress of Russia (1725-27), dies on May - 17.
1729 On May - 17 samuel Clarke, theologian, dies
1765 On May - 17 death of alexis Claude Clairault, French mathematician (b. 1713)
1796 Jacob Wilhelm Lustig, composer, dies at 89 on May - 17.
1797 Death of Michel-Jean Sedaine, French dramatist (b. 1719) on May - 17.
1801 Death of William Heberden, English physician (b. 1710) on this day in history.
1807 On May - 17 death of john Gunby, Maryland Soldier in the American Revolutionary War (b. 1745)
1809 On May - 17 leopold Auenbrugger von Auenbrugg, physician, dies
1822 On May - 17 death of armand-Emmanuel du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, French-Russian statesman (b. 1766)
1829 Death of John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1745) on May - 17.
1838 On May - 17 death of charles Maurice de Talleyrand, French diplomat (b. 1754)
1839 Death of Archibald Alison, Scottish author (b. 1757) on this day in history.
1840 On May - 17 niccolo Paganini, composer, dies at 57
1851 On May - 17 jean E "Adrian" van Bevervoorde, journalist (Treason), dies at 31
1864 On May - 17 n Hawthorne, writer, dies at 59
1866 Adolf Bernhard Marx, composer, dies at 70 on May - 17.
1868 On this day in history death of isami Kondo, Shinsengumi Commander (b. 1834)
1872 Fryderyk Edward Sobolewski, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1875 Death of John C. Breckinridge, Vice President of the United States (b. 1821) on May - 17.
1879 Death of Asa Packer, railroad magnate and founder of Lehigh Valley Railroad (b. 1805) on May - 17.
1883 Lydia Estes Pinklham, patent-medicine manufacturer, dies on May - 17.