Famous People Who Died in January 1706

  • Jan 21 Adrien Baillet, French scholar and critic, dies at 56
  • Jan 26 Guillaume Poitevin, French serpent (now obscure bass wind instrument) player, maĆ®tre de chapelle and composer, dies at 59
  • Jan 29 Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet and courtier (b. 1638)