Famous Deaths In May - 18
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.
1160 On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies
1401 Death of WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw 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 May - 18.
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 Death of Ikeda Motosuke, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1559) on May - 18.
1587 On May - 18 felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
1625 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies on May - 18.
1653 On this day in history carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
1675 On this day in history jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on May - 18.
1724 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on May - 18.
1733 On this day in history georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71
1767 Thaddaus Ferdinand Lipowsky, composer, dies at 28 on this day in history.
1780 On May - 18 death of charles Hardy, British governor of Newfoundland
1781 On this day in history death of tÃºpac Amaru II, Peruvian Indian revolutionary, a descendant of the last Inca ruler, TÃºpac Amaru (b. 1742)
1799 Pierre de Beaumarchais, dramatist, dies on May - 18.
1800 On May - 18 death of alexander Suvorov, Russian general (b. 1729)
1807 Death of John Douglas, Scottish Anglican bishop and man of letters (b. 1721) on May - 18.
1808 On May - 18 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
1829 Bernardo Bittoni, composer, dies at 72 on May - 18.
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 this day in history 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 Death of Isabella Glyn Dallas, Scottish Shakepearean actress (b. 1823) on May - 18.
1900 On May - 18 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 On May - 18 flor van Duyse, composer, dies at 66
1911 Gustav Mahler, Austr composer (Children's Death Songs), dies at 50 on this day in history.