Historical Figures Who Died in 1734

  • Jan 6 John Dennis, English dramatist whose thunder was stolen (b. 1657)
  • Feb 1 John Floyer, English physician & writer, dies at 84
  • Mar 1 Roger North, English biographer, dies at 82
  • Mar 12 Antonius Schultingh [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer, dies at 74
  • Mar 21 Robert Wodrow, Scottish historian (b. 1679)
  • Apr 4 Johann C van Erckel, old Catholic theologist, dies at about 79
  • May 4 James Thornhill, English painter
  • May 24 Georg Ernst Stahl, German physician and chemist (b. 1660)
  • Jun 17 Claude-Louis-Hector de Villars, Marshal of France, dies at 81
  • Jun 17 Duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle
  • Jul 22 Peter King, 1st Baron King, Lord Chancellor of England
  • Nov 14 Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, French mistress of British king Charles II, dies at 85
  • Dec 14 Noel-Nicolas Coypel, French painter & cartoonist, dies at 44

Rob Roy

Dec 28 Rob Roy, Scottish folk hero and outlaw, dies at 63