Famous Deaths In May - 27
Monday, 20 January 2020
0366 Death of Procopius, Roman usurper (b. 326) on this day in history.
0735 On May - 27 death of bede, English historian and theologian (b. 672 or 673)
0866 Ordono I, King of Asturia (850-66), dies on May - 27.
0927 On May - 27 death of symeon, czar of Bulgaria ( -927)
1039 On May - 27 dirk III Hierosolymita, Count of Holland, dies
1178 On this day in history godfried van Rhenen, bishop of Utrecht, dies
1444 Death of John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404) on this day in history.
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 On May - 27 death of margaretha, duchess of Salisbury, beheaded
1549 On this day in history 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 May - 27 death of louis de Boisot, Dutch admiral, drowns at about 44
1580 On May - 27 jonker Barthold Entens van Mentheda until Middelstum, dies
1596 On May - 27 tibaldi II, Italian painter/sculptor/architect, dies
1610 On this day in history death of franĂ§ois Ravaillac, French assassin of Henry IV of France (b. 1578)
1615 On this day in history death of marguerite de Valois, queen of Henry IV of France (b. 1553)
1627 Everhardus van Bronchorst, lawyer, dies at 73 on May - 27.
1638 Nicolas Forme, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1652 On this day in history jacques Huyn, composer, dies at 39
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 On this day in history death of dominique Bouhours, French critic (b. 1628)
1707 On May - 27 death of marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640)
1708 On May - 27 jacques Danican Philidor, composer, dies at 51
1768 On this day in history johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies
1781 On this day in history death of giovanni Battista Beccaria, Italian physicist (b. 1716)
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 May - 27.
1831 On this day in history death of jedediah Smith, American explorer (b. 1799)
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