Famous Deaths In May - 26
Monday, 30 March 2020
0604 Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on May - 26.
0735 On this day in history beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62
0818 Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on May - 26.
1055 On May - 26 death of margrave Adalbert of Austria
1421 On May - 26 mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies
1512 On this day in history bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies
1595 On May - 26 philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79
1609 Death of Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on May - 26.
1648 On May - 26 death of vincent Voiture, French poet (b. 1597)
1653 Death of Robert Filmer, English writer (b. 1588) on this day in history.
1679 Death of Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (b. 1636) on this day in history.
1685 On May - 26 karel, monarch of Palts, dies
1703 Samuel Pepys, English marine expert (Diary)/composer, dies at 70 on May - 26.
1742 On this day in history death of pylyp Orlyk, Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack starshina, diplomat (b. 1672)
1753 On May - 26 willem Maurits, earl of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders, dies
1762 Death of Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, German philosopher (b. 1714) on May - 26.
1799 Death of James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, Scottish judge (b. 1714) on this day in history.
1814 Death of Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, officially named the Guillotine (b. 1789) on this day in history.
1818 Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Russian fieldmarshal/War Minister, dies on this day in history.
1824 Death of Capel Lofft, English writer (b. 1751) on this day in history.
1831 On May - 26 georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen), dies
1832 Francois-Louis Perne, composer, dies at 59 on May - 26.
1840 Death of Sidney Smith, British admiral (b. 1764) on May - 26.
1864 Ch Sealsfield, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1868 Death of Michael Barrett, Irish nationalist, last British public execution on May - 26.
1871 Aime Maillart, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1873 On May - 26 august Conradi, composer, dies at 51
1876 On this day in history frantisek Palacky, Czech historian/MP, dies at 77
1880 John Curwen, composer, dies at 63 on May - 26.
1881 Death of Jakob Bernays, German philologist (b. 1824) on this day in history.
1883 Abd el-Kader, Algerian sultan/religious ruler, dies at about 74 on May - 26.
1891 Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer, dies at 67 on May - 26.
1902 On this day in history death of almon Strowger, American inventor (b. 1839)
1904 On May - 26 death of georges Gilles de la Tourette, French neurologist (b. 1857)