Famous Deaths In 1740
Monday, 19 April 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 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 On this day in history vincenz Lubeck, composer, dies at 85
Feb 29 In the year 1740 death of pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal (b. 1667)
Apr 23 Thomas Tickell, poet, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of ephraim Chambers, English encyclopaedist (b. 1680)
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.