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Famous Deaths in 1714

  • Feb 2 John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (1691-1714), dies at 68
  • Feb 4 Duke of Berry, French King Louis XIV's grandson, dies
  • Feb 14 Maria Luisa of Savoy, Queen consort of Spain to Philip V (1701-14), dies tuberculosis at 25
  • Feb 24 Edmund Andros, English governor in North America, dies at 76
  • Mar 27 Anton Ulrich, German duke of Brunswick/poet, dies at 80
  • Mar 27 Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, queen of Denmark and Norway (1670-99), dies at 63
  • Apr 4 Karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies
  • Apr 17 Philipp Heinrich Erlebach, German composer, dies at 56
  • May 15 Roger Elliott, British general and Governor of Gibraltar
  • Jun 8 Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony, dies at 83
  • Jun 22 Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (b. 1662)
  • Jun 28 Cornelis Chastelein, colonial director, dies at 56
  • Jun 28 Daniel van Papenbroeck, Flemish jesuit/historian, dies at 86

Person of interestQueen Anne

Aug 1 anne stuart, Queen of England (1702-14), dies at about 49

Queen of England Queen Anne
Queen of England
Queen Anne
  • Aug 15 Constantin Br├óncoveanu, Prince of Wallachia (b. 1654)
  • Aug 26 Edward Fowler, English Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1632)
  • Oct 5 Kaibara Ekiken, Japanese philosopher (b. 1630)
  • Oct 10 Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (b. 1646)
  • Nov 5 Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (founder of occupational medicine), dies at 81