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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Sunday, 25 January 2015

1194  On December - 26 birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

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

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on December - 26.  

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on December - 26.  

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

1633  On this day in history birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on December - 26.  

1660  On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised  

1666  On this day in history 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  Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm, German writer (d. 1807) was born on December - 26.  

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

1737  On December - 26 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  Clement Hofbauer, Austrian missionary and saint (d. 1820) was born on December - 26.  

1762  On this day in history birth of franz Wilhelm Tausch, composer  

1770  On this day in history 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  On December - 26 birth of julie Clary, queen consort of Naples (d. 1845)  

1778  Juan Lovera, Venezuela, artist was born on December - 26.  

1780  Mary Fairfax Somerville, British mathematician (d. 1872) was born on December - 26.  

1782  Filaret Drozdov, Metropolitan of Moscow (d. 1867) was born on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history 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  Joseph-Leon Gatayes, composer was born on December - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1819  E. D. E. N. Southworth, American novelist (d. 1899) was born on this day in history.  

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

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on December - 26.  

1476  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

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  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54