Famous Deaths In May - 18
Monday, 25 January 2021
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
1160 On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies
1401 Death of Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 on this day in history.
1410 On May - 18 ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
1450 Death of Sejong the Great of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1397) on this day in history.
1550 Death of John, Cardinal of Lorraine, French churchman (b. 1498) on May - 18.
1551 On May - 18 death of domenico di Pace Beccafumi, Italian Renaissance-Mannerist painter (d. 1486)
1584 Death of Ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559) on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
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 On May - 18 jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 On this day in history elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1724 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1733 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71 on May - 18.
1767 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28 on this day in history.
1780 Death of Charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland on May - 18.
1781 On May - 18 death of túpac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, Túpac Amaru (b. 1742)
1799 On this day in history pierre de Beaumarchais, dramatist, dies
1800 Death of Alexander Suvorov, Russian general (b. 1729) on May - 18.
1807 On this day in history death of john Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721)
1808 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 on May - 18.
1829 On this day in history bernardo Bittoni, composer, dies at 72
1832 Bonafacio Asioli, composer, dies at 62 on May - 18.
1839 Carolina [Maria A] Bonaparte (countess Lipona), dies at 57 on May - 18.
1844 Death of Richard McCarty, American politician (b. 1780) on this day in history.
1848 William A Leidesdorf, black, dies at 38 in SF on this day in history.
1862 On May - 18 william H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48
1864 On this day in history james Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41
1889 On this day in history death of isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823)
1900 Death of Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813) on this day in history.
1909 On May - 18 george Meredith, English poet/writer (Diana of Crossways), dies at 81
1910 Flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1911 On May - 18 gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50