Famous Deaths In May - 27
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on this day in history.
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 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 May - 27.
1525 On this day in history death of thomas Muentzer, German rebel leader
1541 Death of Margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded on May - 27.
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 May - 27 francois de Coligny, French general (Jarnac), dies
1576 Death of Louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44 on May - 27.
1580 On this day in history jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1596 Tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies on this day in history.
1610 On May - 27 death of franĂ§ois Ravaillac, French assassin of Henry IV of France (b. 1578)
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 On this day in history nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71
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 this day in history.
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 On May - 27 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 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 On May - 27 francois-Noal "Gracchus" Babeuf, French utopian socialist, dies at 36
1831 Death of Jedediah Smith, American explorer (b. 1799) on this day in history.
1840 Niccolo Paganini, composer/violinist, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1855 Nikolaj A Bestoezjev, Russ writer/painter (Account of Holland), dies on May - 27.