Famous Deaths in 1701

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  • Jan 1 Pietro Sanmartini, composer, dies at 64
  • Jan 3 Prince Louis I of Monaco (b. 1642)
  • Jan 4 Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austria, field marshal, dies at 62
  • Jan 14 Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord (b. 1628)
  • Feb 15 Adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80
  • Mar 10 Johann Schelle, German composer, dies at 52
  • Mar 15 Jean Renaud de Segrais, French writer (b. 1624)
  • Mar 27 Anne Hilarion de Cotentin, count of Tourville/Fr admiral, dies at 58
  • Mar 28 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, dies at 75
  • Apr 4 Joseph Haines, entertainer and author
  • Apr 21 Asano Naganori, Japanese warlord (b. 1667)

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May 23 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock

Pirate Legend William Kidd
Pirate Legend
William Kidd
  • Jun 2 Madeleine de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1607)
  • Jul 7 William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (b. 1631)
  • Aug 20 Charles Sedley, English playwright (b. 1639)
  • Aug 22 John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (b. 1628)
  • Sep 6 James II [Stuart], king of England (1685-88), dies at 68
  • Sep 15 Edmé Boursault, French writer (b. 1638)
  • Sep 16 James II of England and VII of Scotland (b. 1633)
  • Oct 3 Joseph Williamson, English politician (b. 1633)
  • Oct 13 Andreas Anton Schmelzer, composer, dies at 47
  • Nov 5 Charles Gerard, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, French-born English politician (bc. 1659)