Famous Deaths In 1740
Saturday, 18 September 2021
Jan 02 On this day in history johann Georg Weichenberger, composer, dies at 63
Jan 05 Antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72 on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1740 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 Vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85 in the year 1740.
Feb 29 On this day in history death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
Apr 23 In the year 1740 thomas Tickell, poet, dies
Apr 25 On this day in history death of shrimant Baji Rao Vishwanath Bhat, also known as Baji Rao I, a general and Peshwa (b. 1699)
May 15 Ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680) died on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1740 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 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony died in the year 1740.
Jun 17 Sir William Wyndham, English politician (b. 1687) died on this day in history.
Jul 19 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Oct 05 In the year 1740 death of johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721)
Oct 20 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies in the year 1740.
Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47 in the year 1740.
Dec 20 On this day in history death of richard Boyle, 2nd Viscount Shannon, English military officer and statesman (b. 1675)
Dec 26 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies in the year 1740.