Famous Deaths In May - 27
Saturday, 06 June 2020
0366 Death of Procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326) on this day in history.
0735 On this day in history death of bede, English historian and theologian (b. 672 or 673)
0866 On this day in history ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies
0927 Death of Symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927) on May - 27.
1039 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
1178 On May - 27 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 On May - 27 ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55
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 On this day in history 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 May - 27.
1596 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on May - 27.
1652 Jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
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 Giovanni Legrenzi, Italian composer, dies at 63 on May - 27.
1702 Death of Dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628) on May - 27.
1707 On this day in history death of marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640)
1708 Jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51 on May - 27.
1768 On May - 27 johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies
1781 Death of Giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1840 On May - 27 niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57
1855 Nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies on May - 27.