Famous Deaths In May - 23
Sunday, 21 April 2019
1125 On this day in history hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies
1153 David I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68 on May - 23.
1304 Death of Jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer on May - 23.
1423 On May - 23 benedict XIII, [Pedro the Luna], Spanish Pope (1394-1423), dies
1498 On May - 23 death of girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45
1523 Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on this day in history.
1524 On May - 23 death of ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487)
1568 Adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27 on May - 23.
1627 Luis de Gongora y Argote, poet/writer, dies on this day in history.
1648 Luis de Nain, painter, dies on May - 23.
1662 Death of John Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605) on May - 23.
1668 On May - 23 death of philips Wouwerman, Haarlems painter, buried
1670 Death of Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1610) on May - 23.
1684 Death of Adriaen Backer, Amsterdams painter buried at about 48 on May - 23.
1691 On May - 23 death of adrien Auzout, French astronomer (b. 1622)
1701 On this day in history death of william Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock
1752 Death of William Bradford, English-born printer (b. 1663) on May - 23.
1754 On May - 23 john Wood, architect/town planner, dies
1783 James Otis, American lawyer, dies on May - 23.
1785 William Woollett, engraver, dies on this day in history.
1786 Death of Móric Beňovský, Slovak officer and explorer, King of Madagascar (b. 1746) on May - 23.
1813 On this day in history death of geraud Duroc, French general (b. 1772)
1825 On May - 23 death of ras Gugsa of Yejju, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia
1834 On May - 23 charles Wesley, composer, dies at 76
1838 John W Janssens, gov-gen (Cape Colony), dies at 75 on May - 23.
1841 Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher/theologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1842 Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34 on this day in history.
1846 Death of Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki, Polish politician (b. 1778) on May - 23.
1851 Lucas Pieter Roodbaard, architect, dies at 69 on May - 23.
1855 Death of Charles Robert Malden, English explorer (b. 1797) on May - 23.
1857 On May - 23 death of augustin Louis Cauchy, French mathematician (b. 1789)
1860 On May - 23 albert Richard Smith, author/lecturer, dies
1867 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74 on May - 23.
1868 On this day in history death of kit Carson, American trapper, scout, and Indian agent (b. 1809)