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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

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

1532  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

1536  On this day in history birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  

1542  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  On this day in history birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

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 this day in history.  

1666  Guru Gobind Singh, Tenth Guru of Sikhism (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

1687  Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist/composer was born on December - 26.  

1716  Thomas Gray, English poet (Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard) was born on this day in history.  

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  On December - 26 birth of anthony Ziesenis, architect/sculptor (Town Hall of Westzaan)  

1737  On this day in history birth of prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (d. 1815)  

1738  Thomas Nelson, merchant, signer of Declaration of Independence was born on December - 26.  

1751  On December - 26 birth of clement Hofbauer, Austrian missionary and saint (d. 1820)  

1762  On December - 26 birth of franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1771  Julie Clary, queen consort of Naples (d. 1845) was born on December - 26.  

1778  On this day in history birth of juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist  

1780  On this day in history birth of mary Fairfax Somerville, British mathematician (d. 1872)  

1782  On this day in history birth of filaret Drozdov, Metropolitan of Moscow (d. 1867)  

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

1793  On December - 26 birth of franz Hunten, composer  

1797  On this day in history birth of hans Skramstad, composer  

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

1808  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1819  E. D. E. N. Southworth, American novelist (d. 1899) was born on December - 26.  

1820  On December - 26 birth of gustavus Adolphus Smith, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885  

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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

0268  On this day in history death of pope Dionysius  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.  

1476  On December - 26 death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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

1624  On December - 26 simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

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