Deaths in History in 1744

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  • Jan 23 Giambattista Vico, Italian philosopher and historian (b. 1668)
  • Jan 26 Ludwig Andreas Graf KhevenhĂĽller, Austrian field marshal (b. 1683)
  • Feb 15 John Hadley, inventor (sextant), dies
  • Feb 29 John Theophilus Desaguliers, French philosopher (b. 1683)
  • Mar 3 Jean Barbeyrac, French jurist
  • Mar 4 John Anstis, Garter King of Arms (b. 1669)

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Apr 25 Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (proposed the Celsius temperature scale), dies at 42

Astronomer Anders Celsius
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Anders Celsius

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May 30 Alexander Pope, English poet (The Rape of the Lock), dies at 56

  • Jul 14 Immanuel J. Pyra, German poet (Temple of True Poetry), dies at 28
  • Aug 9 James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, English patron of the arts (b. 1673)
  • Aug 13 John Cruger, Dutch-born Mayor of New York (b. 1678)
  • Oct 18 Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, close friend of Queen Anne of Great Britain (b. 1660)
  • Dec 8 Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle duchess de Châteauroux, mistress of King Louis XV of France (b. 1717)