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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Saturday, 20 December 2014

1194  Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily was born on this day in history.  

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on December - 26.  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  

1542  On December - 26 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess was born on December - 26.  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on December - 26.  

1646  On this day in history birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on December - 26.  

1666  On December - 26 birth of guru Gobind Singh, Tenth Guru of Sikhism (d. 1708)  

1687  On this day in history birth of johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer  

1716  On December - 26 birth of thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard)  

1716  On December - 26 birth of jean François de Saint-Lambert, French poet (d. 1803)  

1723  On December - 26 birth of friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm, German writer (d. 1807)  

1731  Anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan) was born on December - 26.  

1737  Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (d. 1815) was born on December - 26.  

1738  On this day in history birth of thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence  

1751  On this day in history birth of clement Hofbauer, Austrian missionary and saint (d. 1820)  

1762  Franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer was born on this day in history.  

1770  On December - 26 birth of pierre earl de Cambronne, French general (Waterloo, Elba)  

1771  Heinrich J von Collin, Austria dramatist/poet (Regulus) was born on December - 26.  

1771  On December - 26 birth of julie Clary, queen consort of Naples (d. 1845)  

1778  Juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist was born on this day in history.  

1780  On December - 26 birth of mary Fairfax Somerville, British mathematician (d. 1872)  

1782  Filaret Drozdov, Metropolitan of Moscow (d. 1867) was born on December - 26.  

1792  On December - 26 birth of charles Babbage, English inventor (calculating machine)  

1793  Franz Hunten, composer was born on December - 26.  

1797  On December - 26 birth of hans Skramstad, composer  

1805  On this day in history birth of joseph-Leon Gatayes, composer  

1808  On December - 26 birth of albert Grisar, composer  

1809  William Nelson Pendleton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1883 was born on December - 26.  

1812  Wilhelm Volkmar, composer was born on December - 26.  

1815  Israel Bush Richardson, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 was born on December - 26.  

1819  On this day in history birth of e. D. E. N. Southworth, American novelist (d. 1899)  

1820  Gustavus Adolphus Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 26

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0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

1350  On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  

1458  On this day in history death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.  

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.