On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1717

  • Mar 3 Pierre Allix, French/British theologist/vicar, dies at about 75
  • Mar 8 Abraham Darby I, English ironmaster (1st to smelt iron ore with coke, pivotal figure in Industrial Revolution), dies at about 40
  • Mar 19 John Campbell, 1st Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, Scottish royalist