Famous Deaths In May - 27
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
0366 On May - 27 death of procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326)
0735 Death of Bede, English historian and theologian (b. 672 or 673) on this day in history.
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on May - 27.
0927 Death of Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on May - 27.
1039 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
1178 Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on May - 27.
1444 Death of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404) on May - 27.
1508 On May - 27 ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55
1525 Death of Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on this day in history.
1541 On this day in history death of margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
1549 Death of Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns on this day in history.
1564 On May - 27 jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54
1569 On this day in history francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 Death of Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on May - 27.
1580 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on this day in history.
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1610 On May - 27 death of franĂ§ois Ravaillac, French assassin of Henry IV of France (b. 1578)
1615 On this day in history death of marguerite de Valois, queen of Henry IV of France (b. 1553)
1627 On this day in history everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 On May - 27 nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1661 On this day in history death of archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
1675 On May - 27 death of gaspard Dughet, French painter (b. 1613)
1690 On May - 27 giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1702 Death of Dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628) on this day in history.
1707 Death of Marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640) on this day in history.
1708 On May - 27 jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51
1768 On this day in history johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies
1781 Death of Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716) on May - 27.
1790 Jeremiah Carlton, laziest man in history, heir to a large fortune at 19 went to bed & stayed there for next 70 yrs, dies at 89 on this day in history.
1797 Francois-Noal "Gracchus" Babeuf, French utopian socialist, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1831 Death of Jedediah Smith, American explorer (b. 1799) on this day in history.
1840 Niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57 on May - 27.
1855 On this day in history nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies