Famous Deaths In 1721
Wednesday, 22 March 2023
Jan 07 Rochus Aerts, Flemish sculptor, dies [or 1739] on this day in history.
Feb 05 On this day in history james Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47
Feb 16 On this day in history death of james Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)
Feb 24 John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648) died in the year 1721.
Mar 16 James Craggs the Elder, English politician (b. 1657) died on this day in history.
Mar 19 Clement XI, [Giovanni F Albani], Italian Pope (1700-21), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Apr 14 Michel Chamillart, French statesman (b. 1652) died on this day in history.
Jul 08 Elihu Yale, American benefactor of Yale University (b. 1649) died in the year 1721.
Jul 18 In the year 1721 jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies
Jul 25 In the year 1721 geleyn Evertsen, lt-admiral of Zealand, dies at 66
Aug 03 On this day in history death of grinling Gibbons, Dutch-born woodcarver (b. 1648)
Aug 13 Jacques Lelong, French bibliographer (b. 1665) died on this day in history.
Sep 07 In the year 1721 bernhard Albinus, [Weiss], German artist (Frederik of Prussia), dies
Sep 08 On this day in history death of michael Brokoff, Czech sculptor (b. 1686)
Sep 11 In the year 1721 rudolph J Camerarius, German physician (sexuality plans), dies
Sep 18 In the year 1721 matthew Prior, poet/diplomat, dies
Sep 20 In the year 1721 death of thomas Doggett, Irish actor
Oct 02 In the year 1721 benott Audran, artist/engraver, dies
Oct 04 Abraham Alewijn, poet/playwright (Beslikte Swaantje), dies at 36 in the year 1721.
Oct 11 On this day in history death of edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1636)
Dec 13 In the year 1721 death of alexander Selkirk, Scottish sailor and castaway (b. 1676)
Dec 17 Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640) died in the year 1721.
Dec 22 Nathaniel Hawes, tortured & executed in England for robbery died in the year 1721.