Died on March 27

710 Rupert of Salzburg a saint in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches and a founder of the Austrian city of Salzburg. He was a contemporary of Childebert III, king of the Franks
973 Hermann Billung the Margrave of the Billung March from 936 until his death. The first of the Saxon House of Billung, Hermann was a trusted lieutenant of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor
1184 George III of Georgia king of Georgia from 1156 to 1184. His reign, and that of Tamar, are seen as the Golden Age of Georgia - the era of empire, diplomatic success, military triumphs, great learning, cultural, spiritual, and artistic flowering
1221 Berengaria of Portugal a Portuguese infanta, later Queen consort of Denmark. She was the fifth daughter of Portuguese King Sancho I and Dulce of Aragon. She married Danish King Valdemar II and was the mother of Danish kings Eric IV, Abel and Christopher I
1237 John of Brienne a French nobleman who became King of Jerusalem by marriage, and ruled the Latin Empire of Constantinople as regent.
1378 Pope Gregory XI Pope from 30 December 1370 to his death in 1378. He was the seventh and last Avignon Pope
1462 Vasily II of Moscow the Grand Prince of Moscow whose long reign was plagued by the greatest civil war of Old Russian history.
1472 Janus Pannonius a Croat-Hungarian Latinist, poet, diplomat and Bishop of Pécs. He was the most significant poet of the Renaissance in the Kingdom of Hungary and one of the better-known figures of Humanist poetry in Europe
1482 Mary of Burgundy Duchess of Burgundy, reigned over the Low Countries from 1477 until her death. As the only child of Charles the Bold and his wife Isabella of Bourbon, she was the heiress to the vast, and vastly wealthy, Burgundian domains in France and the Low Countries upon her father's death in the Battle of Nancy on 5 January 1477, and was accordingly often referred to as Mary the Rich
1564 Lütfi Pasha an Ottoman statesman and grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire under Suleiman the Magnificent from 1539 to 1541.
1572 Girolamo Maggi an Italian scholar, jurist, poet, military engineer, urban planner, philologist, archaeologist, mathematician, and naturalist who studied at Bologna under Francis Robortello. He authored several works, including a collection of poems on the Flemish wars, , one detailing military fortifications , and several on the subject of philosophy
1613 Sigismund Báthory Prince of Transylvania.
1615 Margaret of Valois Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois
1625 James VI and I King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death. The kingdoms of Scotland and England were individual sovereign states, with their own parliaments, judiciary, and laws, though both were ruled by James in personal union
1635 Robert Naunton an English writer and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1606 and 1626.
1676 Bernardino de Rebolledo a Spanish poet, soldier and diplomat , and one of the most original poets, of the 17th century in Spain. He was a descendent from 1st Count of Rebolledo, don Rodrigo, who received his surname and title from the king of Asturias and León don Ramiro I in 815 during the Reconquista
1679 Abraham Mignon a Dutch golden age painter, specialized in flower bouquets.
1680 Bogdan Khitrovo a high-placed Russian statesman, or boyar, who served Tsar Alexis and his son Fyodor III, supporting the party of Maria Miloslavskaya. He is also noted for his patronage of icon-painter Simon Ushakov and Simeon of Polotsk, the first Russian poet
1697 Simon Bradstreet a colonial magistrate, businessman, diplomat, and the last governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Arriving in Massachusetts on the Winthrop Fleet in 1630, Bradstreet was almost constantly involved in the politics of the colony but became its governor only in 1679. He served on diplomatic missions and as agent to the crown in London, and also served as a commissioner to the New England Confederation. He was politically comparatively moderate, arguing minority positions in favor of freedom of speech and for accommodation of the demands of King Charles II following his restoration to the throne
1707 Jean-François Gerbillon a French missionary, who worked in China.
1714 Anthony Ulrich Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg and ruled over the Wolfenbüttel subdivision of the duchy from 1685 until 1702 jointly with his brother, and solely from 1704 until his death.
1714 Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel queen-consort of Denmark and Norway, being the wife of King Christian V.
1715 August Duke of Saxe-Merseburg-Zörbig a German prince and member of the House of Wettin.
1729 Leopold Duke of Lorraine Duke of Lorraine and Bar from 1690 to his death.
1757 Johann Stamitz a Czech composer and violinist. His two surviving sons, Carl and Anton Stamitz, were scarcely less important composers of the Mannheim school, of which Johann is considered the founding father. His music is stylistically transitional between Baroque and Classical periods
1759 August Johann Rösel von Rosenhof a German miniature painter, naturalist and entomologist. With his accurate, heavily detailed images of insects he was recognised as an important figure in modern entomology
1770 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo an Italian painter and printmaker from the Republic of Venice. He was prolific, and worked not only in Italy, but also in Germany and Spain
1778 Nicolas-Sébastien Adam a French sculptor working in the Neoclassical style. He was born in Nancy and died in Paris
1809 Joseph-Marie Vien born at Montpellier. He was the last holder of the post of Premier peintre du Roi, serving from 1789 to 1791
1812 Joachim Albertini an Italian-born composer, who spent most of his life in Poland. His opera Don Juan albo Ukarany libertyn was performed in the 1780s with both Italian and Polish libretti
1818 Elizaveta Alexandrovna Stroganova a Russian aristocrat of the Stroganov family.
1820 Gerhard von Kügelgen a German painter, noted for his portraits and history paintings. He was a professor at the Academy of Arts in Dresden and a member of both the Prussian and Russian Academies of Arts. His twin brother, Karl von Kügelgen, was also a painter of note
1821 Jacek Małachowski a Polish nobleman, politician and administrator.
1827 François Alexandre Frédéric duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt a French social reformer.
1827 Dmitry Venevitinov a minor Russian Romantic poet who died at the age of 21, carrying with him one of the greatest hopes of Russian literature.
1836 James Fannin a 19th-century U.S. military figure on the Texas Army and leader during the Texas Revolution of 1835–36. After being outnumbered and surrendering to Mexican forces at the Battle of Coleto Creek, Colonel Fannin and nearly all his 344 men were executed soon afterward at Goliad, Texas, under Santa Anna's orders for all rebels to be executed
1843 Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lingenthal born at Meissen in Saxony, the son of a lawyer and was the father of Karl Eduard Zachariae.
1844 Dmitry Golitsyn a Russian cavalry general prominent during the Napoleonic Wars, statesman and military writer.
1848 Gabriel Bibron a French zoologist, and herpetologist. He was born in Paris. Son of an employee of the Museum national d'histoire naturelle, he had a good foundation in natural history and was hired to collect vertebrates in Italy and Sicily. Under the direction of Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent , he took part in the Morea expedition to Peloponnese
1849 Archibald Acheson 2nd Earl of Gosford a British politician who served as Lieutenant-Governor of Lower Canada and Governor General of British North America in the 19th century.
1850 Wilhelm Beer a banker and astronomer from Berlin, Prussia, and the half-brother of Giacomo Meyerbeer.
1854 Charles III Duke of Parma Duke of Parma from 1849 to 1854.
1856 Catherine Vorontsov the daughter of Semyon Vorontsov, the Russian ambassador in Britain from 1785, and the only sister of Prince Mikhail Vorontsov, Viceroy of New Russia and Caucasus. She was also a niece of Princess Dashkova, a friend of Catherine the Great and a conspirator in the coup d'état that deposed Czar Peter III and put his wife on the throne
1864 Jean-Jacques Ampère a French philologist and man of letters.
1867 Prideaux John Selby an English ornithologist, botanist and natural history artist.
1873 Amédée Simon Dominique Thierry the younger brother of Augustin.
1875 Juan Crisóstomo Torrico President of Peru during a brief period in 1842. At age 34, he was the youngest ever president of Peru
1875 Edgar Quinet a French historian and intellectual.
1878 George Gilbert Scott an English Gothic revival architect, chiefly associated with the design, building and renovation of churches and cathedrals, although he started his career as a leading designer of workhouses. He was one of the most prolific architects which Great Britain has produced, over 800 buildings being designed or altered by him
1879 Prince Waldemar of Prussia (1868–1879) the sixth child of Crown Prince Friedrich , and Victoria, Princess Royal, the eldest daughter of the Queen Victoria.