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Famous Birthdays In February - 15

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

1368  On this day in history birth of sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)  

1458  Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1471  Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1503) was born on this day in history.  

1483  Babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30 was born on February - 15.  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant was born on February - 15.  

1519  On February - 15 birth of pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida)  

1524  Charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims was born on February - 15.  

1557  On February - 15 birth of alfonso Fontanelli, composer  

1564  On February - 15 birth of galileo Galilei, Pisa Italy, astronomer/physicist  

1571  On February - 15 birth of michael Praetorius, Kreuzberg Germany, composer (Syntagma music)  

1620  On February - 15 birth of francois Charpentier, French scholar/archaeologist  

1650  Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot) was born on February - 15.  

1660  Frans Anneessens, Belgian merchant/dean of artisans was born on February - 15.  

1666  On February - 15 birth of antonio M Valsalva, Italian anatomist (eardrums, glottis)  

1705  On this day in history birth of charles A Vanloo, French painter  

1707  Claude Prosper, Paris France, novelist was born on this day in history.  

1710  On this day in history birth of louis XV the Well-Beloved, Versailles, King of France (1715-74)  

1725  Abraham Clark, American founding father (d. 1794) was born on February - 15.  

1726  On February - 15 birth of abraham Clark, farmer/lawyer, signed Declaration of Independence  

1739  Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, French architect (d. 1813) was born on February - 15.  

1740  Ernst Eichner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1748  On this day in history birth of jeremy Bentham, London England philosopher/originator (Utilitarian)  

1759  Friedrich A Wolfius, [Wolf], German philological (Prolegomena) was born on February - 15.  

1760  On February - 15 birth of jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer  

1764  On February - 15 birth of jens I Baggesen, Danish writer/linguist (Danske V'rker)  

1766  On February - 15 birth of thomas Malthus, Rookery Surrey UK, economist/demographer  

1768  Jozef B Cannaert, [Olim], Flemish lawyer was born on this day in history.  

1774  W G Frederik, prince of Orange was born on February - 15.  

1780  Carel Asser, Dutch jurist was born on this day in history.  

1783  Johann Nepomuk Poissl, composer was born on February - 15.  

1785  On February - 15 birth of claude Louis Marie Navier  

1789  Friedrich Fesca, composer was born on February - 15.  

1795  On February - 15 birth of charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general (10 day campaign)  

1797  Henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 15

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1043  Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1145  On February - 15 lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies  

1152  On this day in history konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58  

1503  On February - 15 henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies  

1568  On this day in history hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36  

1580  Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on February - 15.  

1597  On February - 15 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  

1600  Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on this day in history.