On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1715

Louis XIV

Sep 1 Louis XIV, King of France (1643-1715), known as "The Sun King", had longest reign in country, dies at 76

  • Sep 1 François Girardon, French sculptor (b. 1628)
  • Sep 2 Constantin Christian Dedekind, German composer and poet, dies at 87
  • Sep 14 Dom Pérignon, French-Benedictine monk who helped improve the quality of champagne, dies at 76 or 77