Famous Deaths In May - 18
Thursday, 23 January 2020
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.
1160 Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on this day in history.
1401 On this day in history death of wÅ‚adysÅ‚aw Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372
1410 On May - 18 ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
1450 On May - 18 death of sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397)
1550 Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on May - 18.
1551 Death of Domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486) on May - 18.
1584 On May - 18 death of ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559)
1587 Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies on May - 18.
1625 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies on this day in history.
1653 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1675 Jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on this day in history.
1724 On May - 18 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
1733 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71 on May - 18.
1767 On this day in history thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28
1780 Death of Charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland on this day in history.
1781 Death of TÃºpac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, TÃºpac Amaru (b. 1742) on May - 18.
1799 Pierre de Beaumarchais, dramatist, dies on May - 18.
1800 Death of Alexander Suvorov, Russian general (b. 1729) on this day in history.
1807 Death of John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721) on this day in history.
1808 On May - 18 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
1829 Bernardo Bittoni, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1832 On this day in history bonafacio Asioli, composer, dies at 62
1839 On this day in history carolina [Maria A] Bonaparte (countess Lipona), dies at 57
1844 On May - 18 death of richard McCarty, American politician (b. 1780)
1848 William A Leidesdorf, black, dies at 38 in SF on this day in history.
1862 William H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48 on May - 18.
1864 On this day in history james Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41
1889 On May - 18 death of isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823)
1900 On this day in history death of jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813)
1909 On May - 18 george Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81
1910 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on May - 18.
1911 On May - 18 gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50