Famous Deaths In May - 27
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
0366 Death of Procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326) on May - 27.
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 May - 27 death of symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 Dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.
1178 On May - 27 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 this day in history.
1525 On May - 27 death of thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1541 Death of Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on May - 27.
1549 On May - 27 death of lijsbeth Dirksdr, Fries antabaptist, drowns
1564 Jean Caulvin, [John Calvin], priest/church reformer, dies at 54 on May - 27.
1569 Francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies on this day in history.
1576 Death of Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on this day in history.
1580 On May - 27 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1610 Death of François Ravaillac, French assassin of Henry IV of France (b. 1578) on this day in history.
1615 On May - 27 death of marguerite de Valois, queen of Henry IV of France (b. 1553)
1627 On May - 27 everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on May - 27.
1661 Death of Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 53 on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history death of gaspard Dughet, French painter (b. 1613)
1690 On this day in history giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63
1702 On May - 27 death of dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628)
1707 Death of Marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640) on May - 27.
1708 On this day in history jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51
1768 On May - 27 johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies
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 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 May - 27.
1840 On May - 27 niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57
1855 Nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies on this day in history.