Famous Deaths in 1694

  • Jan 2 Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, English politician (b. 1651)
  • Jan 6 Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies
  • Jan 7 Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, English general (bc. 1618)
  • Feb 1 John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73
  • Feb 4 Nataliya Kyrillovna Naryshkina, Tsaritsa of Russia (b. 1651)
  • Apr 3 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, buried at 64
  • Apr 27 Johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25

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May 17 Johann Michael Bach, German composer, dies at 46

  • Jun 17 Philip Cardinal Howard, English Catholic Cardinal (b. 1629)
  • Jul 7 Dokusho, Zen teacher, Obaku line, dies
  • Aug 8 Antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82
  • Sep 23 Francesco Passarini, composer, dies at 57
  • Sep 28 Mouton, mathematician, dies
  • Oct 12 Matsuo Basho, greatest Japanese haiku poet, dies
  • Oct 16 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62
  • Nov 8 Ulrik Huber, Frisian lawyer/law historian/polemist, dies at 58
  • Nov 22 John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1630)
  • Nov 25 Ismael Bullialdus, French astronomer (b. 1605)
  • Nov 30 Marcello Malpighi, father of microscopic anatomy, dies
  • Dec 2 Pierre Paul Puget, French artist (b. 1622)
  • Dec 11 Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma (b. 1630)
  • Dec 28 Mary II, Queen of England, dies after 5 years of rule at 32 [NS=Jan 7]