On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1729

  • Jan 4 Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77
  • Jan 4 Meir Bacharach, Hebrew poet, dies
  • Jan 19 William Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58
  • Jan 31 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch navigator and explorer (1st European to discover Easter Island), dies at 69