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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

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1250  On December - 25 birth of john IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)  

1461  On December - 25 birth of christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)  

1583  Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)  

1601  Jose Ximenez, composer was born on this day in history.  

1624  On December - 25 birth of angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)  

1628  On this day in history birth of noel Coypel, French painter  

1646  On December - 25 birth of harald Vallerius, composer  

1652  Archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (d. 1713) was born on December - 25.  

1665  Lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (d. 1746) was born on December - 25.  

1667  Ehrengard von der Schulenburg, English royal mistress (d. 1743) was born on December - 25.  

1674  Thomas Halyburton, Scottish theologian (d. 1712) was born on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Somis, composer  

1698  On this day in history birth of jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator  

1700  On December - 25 birth of leopold II of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian general (d. 1758)  

1711  On December - 25 birth of jean-Joseph Cassenea de Mondonville, composer  

1716  Johann Jakob Reiske, German scholar and physician (d. 1774) was born on this day in history.  

1717  Pius VI, [Giovanni A Braschi], Italy, Pope (1775-99) was born on this day in history.  

1721  On this day in history birth of william Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet  

1728  Johann Adam Hiller, composer was born on December - 25.  

1730  On December - 25 birth of philip Mazzei, Italian physician and friend of Thomas Jefferson (d. 1816)  

1742  Charlotte von Stein, German friend of Goethe (d. 1827) was born on December - 25.  

1750  John "Christmas" Beckwith, composer was born on December - 25.  

1757  Benjamin Pierce, U.S. politician (d 1839) was born on December - 25.  

1763  On this day in history birth of claude Chappe, French engineer (optical telegraph)  

1765  Joseph Mazzinghi, composer was born on this day in history.  

1771  On December - 25 birth of dorothy Wordsworth  

1775  Antun Sorkocevic, composer was born on December - 25.  

1808  Stephen Cleeg Rowan, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890 was born on December - 25.  

1810  Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (d. 1892) was born on December - 25.  

1811  Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German politician/bishop of Mainz was born on this day in history.  

1813  On December - 25 birth of milledge Luke Bonham, (Confederacy) died in 1890  

1814  On this day in history birth of jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/founder (Coop of Welfare of the People)  

1815  Temistocle Solera, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  On this day in history adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies  

0820  On December - 25 death of leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered  

1156  Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

1249  On this day in history peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies  

1513  Johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

1530  Babur, emperor of Delhi, dies on this day in history.  

1635  Death of Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567) on this day in history.  

1676  On December - 25 death of matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609)