Famous Deaths In May - 27
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0366 Death of Procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326) on this day in history.
0735 Death of Bede, English historian and theologian (b. 672 or 673) on May - 27.
0866 On this day in history ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
0927 Death of Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on this day in history.
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 May - 27 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 May - 27 death of lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
1564 On this day in history jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54
1569 Francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies on May - 27.
1576 On this day in history death of louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1580 On May - 27 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on May - 27.
1610 Death of François Ravaillac, French assassin of Henry IV of France (b. 1578) on May - 27.
1615 Death of Marguerite de Valois, queen of Henry IV of France (b. 1553) on May - 27.
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on May - 27.
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on May - 27.
1661 Death of Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on May - 27.
1675 On this day in history 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 On May - 27 death of marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640)
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 this day in history.
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 May - 27.
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 On this day in history niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57
1855 On May - 27 nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies