Famous Deaths In 1740
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Jan 02 Johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72
Jan 27 On this day in history death of louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (b. 1692)
Feb 08 On this day in history clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87
Feb 09 In the year 1740 vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 29 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667) died in the year 1740.
Apr 23 On this day in history thomas Tickell, poet, dies
Apr 25 Shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699) died in the year 1740.
May 15 In the year 1740 death of ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680)
May 31 On this day in history frederick-William I, King of Prussia (1713-1740), dies at 51
Jun 01 Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (b. 1657) died in the year 1740.
Jun 06 In the year 1740 death of alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony
Jun 17 On this day in history death of sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687)
Jul 19 In the year 1740 francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71
Oct 05 In the year 1740 death of johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721)
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1740 anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47
Dec 20 On this day in history death of richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675)
Dec 26 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies