Famous Deaths In May - 23
Saturday, 21 September 2019
1125 On this day in history hendrik V, Roman catholics German king/emperor (1098/1111-25), dies
1153 On May - 23 david I, king of Scotland (1124-53), dies at about 68
1304 On May - 23 death of jehan de Lescurel, French poet and composer
1423 On this day in history 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 May - 23.
1524 Death of Ismail I, Shah of Persia (b. 1487) on May - 23.
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 Death of Philips Wouwerman, Haarlems painter, buried on this day in history.
1670 On this day in history death of ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1610)
1684 On May - 23 death of adriaen Backer, Amsterdams painter buried at about 48
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 On May - 23 death of william Bradford, English-born printer (b. 1663)
1754 On May - 23 john Wood, architect/town planner, dies
1783 On May - 23 james Otis, American lawyer, dies
1785 On this day in history william Woollett, engraver, dies
1786 Death of MÃ³ric BeÅˆovskÃ½, Slovak officer and explorer, King of Madagascar (b. 1746) on May - 23.
1813 Death of Geraud Duroc, French general (b. 1772) on May - 23.
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 this day in history.
1838 John W Janssens, gov-gen (Cape Colony), dies at 75 on May - 23.
1841 On this day in history franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher/theologist, dies at 76
1842 On this day in history jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet, dies at 34
1846 Death of Franciszek Ksawery Drucki-Lubecki, Polish politician (b. 1778) on this day in history.
1851 Lucas Pieter Roodbaard, architect, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1855 Death of Charles Robert Malden, English explorer (b. 1797) on this day in history.
1857 Death of Augustin Louis Cauchy, French mathematician (b. 1789) on May - 23.
1860 On May - 23 albert Richard Smith, author/lecturer, dies
1867 On this day in history archibald Alison, Scottish historian, dies at 74
1868 On May - 23 death of kit Carson, American trapper, scout, and Indian agent (b. 1809)