Famous Deaths In May - 27
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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 this day in history.
0866 On May - 27 ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
0927 Death of Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on this day in history.
1039 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
1178 Godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies on May - 27.
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 this day in history.
1525 On this day in history death of thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1541 Death of Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on this day in history.
1549 Death of Lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns on May - 27.
1564 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 May - 27.
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1610 Death of FranĂ§ois 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 On this day in history everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 On this day in history nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
1652 On May - 27 jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
1661 On this day in history death of archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53
1675 Death of Gaspard Dughet, French painter (b. 1613) on May - 27.
1690 On this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1702 On this day in history death of dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628)
1707 On this day in history death of marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640)
1708 On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51
1768 Johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies on this day in history.
1781 On this day in history death of giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716)
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 Francois-Noal "Gracchus" Babeuf, French utopian socialist, dies at 36 on May - 27.
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 May - 27 nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies