Famous Deaths In May - 23
Thursday, 09 April 2020
1125 On May - 23 hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies
1153 On this day in history david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68
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 Death of Girolamo Savonarola, dictator of Florence (1494-98), hanged at 45 on May - 23.
1523 Death of Ashikaga Yoshitane, Japanese shogun (b. 1466) on May - 23.
1524 On May - 23 death of ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487)
1568 On May - 23 adolf van Nassau, German son of Willem the Rich, dies in battle at 27
1627 On May - 23 luis de Gongora y Argote, poet/writer, dies
1648 On May - 23 luis de Nain, painter, dies
1662 On this day in history death of john Gauden, English bishop and writer (b. 1605)
1668 Death of Philips Wouwerman, Haarlems painter, buried on May - 23.
1670 On this day in history death of ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1610)
1684 Death of Adriaen Backer, Amsterdams painter buried at about 48 on May - 23.
1691 On this day in history death of adrien Auzout, French astronomer (b. 1622)
1701 Death of William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock on May - 23.
1752 Death of William Bradford, English-born printer (b. 1663) on May - 23.
1754 John Wood, architect/town planner, dies on May - 23.
1783 James Otis, American lawyer, dies on this day in history.
1785 William Woollett, engraver, dies on this day in history.
1786 On this day in history death of mÃ³ric BeÅˆovskÃ½, Slovak officer and explorer, King of Madagascar (b. 1746)
1813 On May - 23 death of geraud Duroc, French general (b. 1772)
1825 On this day in history death of ras Gugsa of Yejju, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia
1834 Charles Wesley, composer, dies at 76 on May - 23.
1838 On this day in history john W Janssens, gov-gen (Cape Colony), dies at 75
1841 Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher/theologist, dies at 76 on May - 23.
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 this day in history.
1851 On May - 23 lucas Pieter Roodbaard, architect, dies at 69
1855 On May - 23 death of charles Robert Malden, English explorer (b. 1797)
1857 On May - 23 death of augustin Louis Cauchy, French mathematician (b. 1789)
1860 Albert Richard Smith, author/lecturer, dies on this day in history.
1867 Archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74 on May - 23.
1868 On May - 23 death of kit Carson, American trapper, scout, and Indian agent (b. 1809)