On This Day

Deaths in History in 1710

  • Jan 16 Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)
  • Jan 21 Johann Georg Gichtel, German mystic and religious leader, dies at 71
  • Feb 16 Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes, dies at 77
  • Mar 4 Louis III, Prince of Condé and Duke de Bourbon, dies at 41
  • Jun 1 David Mitchell, Scottish admiral in the British Royal navy (b. 1642)
  • Jun 6 Francoise de la Baume Le Blanc, mistress of King Louis XIV, dies at 65
  • Jun 7 Louise de La Vallière, French mistress of Louis XIV (1661-67), dies at 65
  • Jun 25 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 74
  • Sep 19 Ole Rømer, Danish astronomer, dies at 65
  • Dec 18 Petrus Codde, Dutch Roman Catholic apostole vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62