On This Day

Famous People Who Died in October 1740

  • Oct 5 Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (b. 1721)

Person of interestCharles VI

Oct 20 Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1711-40), dies after falling ill on a hunting trip at 55

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI
  • Oct 28 Anna Ivanova Romanova, Empress of Russia (1730-40), dies at 47