Famous Deaths In 1759
Tuesday, 12 May 2020
Jan 01 Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La ChĂ©tardie, French adventurer (b. 1705) died on this day in history.
Jan 03 Marquis & Marquess of Tavora, Portugese nobles, executed died on this day in history.
Jan 05 Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 in the year 1759.
Jan 12 Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1759 alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89
Mar 11 John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) died on this day in history.
Apr 08 On this day in history francois de La Croix, composer, dies at 76
Apr 14 Georg Friedrich Handel, organist/composer (Watermusic), dies at 74 in the year 1759.
Apr 20 Georg Friedrich Handel, buried in Westminster Abbey died on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history death of lambert-Sigisbert Adam, French sculptor (b. 1700)
Jun 12 William Collins, English poet (Ode to Simplicity), dies at 37 in the year 1759.
Jun 19 On this day in history charles-Joseph-Balthazar Sohier, composer, dies at 31
Jul 25 Johann C Altnikol, German organist/klavecinist/composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1759 pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, biologist/astronomer, dies at 60
Aug 06 Eugene Aram, English philologist (b. 1704) died on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1759 karl Heinrich Graun, German composer, dies at 55
Aug 10 In the year 1759 ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
Aug 24 In the year 1759 ewald C von Kleist, German poet, dies at 44
Sep 04 In the year 1759 girolamo Chiti, composer, dies at 80
Sep 10 In the year 1759 death of ferdinand KonĹˇÄŤak, Croatian explorer (b. 1703)
Sep 13 James Wolfe, British general (Plains of Abraham), dies in battle at 32 on this day in history.
Sep 14 On this day in history louis Joseph Montcalm, French general (Plains of Abraham), dies at 47
Sep 18 James Wolfe & the French commander Louis Montcalm, killed died on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1759 cornelis Pronk, portrait painter/cartoonist, dies at 67
Oct 10 In the year 1759 death of granville Elliott, British military officer (b. 1713)
Oct 13 John Henley, English minister (b. 1692) died on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1759 death of nicolaus I Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (b. 1687)