Famous Deaths In May - 27
Monday, 11 December 2023
0366 On May - 27 death of procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326)
0735 Death of Bede, English historian and theologian (b. 672 or 673) on May - 27.
0866 On May - 27 ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
0927 On this day in history death of symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1178 On this day in history godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1444 On this day in history death of john Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404)
1508 Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55 on May - 27.
1525 Death of Thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader on May - 27.
1541 On May - 27 death of margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
1549 On this day in history death of lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
1564 On May - 27 jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54
1569 On May - 27 francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 On this day in history death of louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1580 Jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies on May - 27.
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1610 On this day in history death of franÃ§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 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on May - 27.
1652 On May - 27 jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1661 Death of Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on May - 27.
1675 Death of Gaspard Dughet, French painter (b. 1613) on May - 27.
1690 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on May - 27.
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 Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1768 Johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies on May - 27.
1781 Death of Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716) on May - 27.
1790 On May - 27 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
1797 On this day in history francois-Noal "Gracchus" Babeuf, French utopian socialist, dies at 36
1831 Death of Jedediah Smith, American explorer (b. 1799) on May - 27.
1840 On May - 27 niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57
1855 On this day in history nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies