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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

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1032  Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067) was born on this day in history.  

1075  On February - 16 birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on this day in history.  

1519  On this day in history birth of gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral  

1543  On February - 16 birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  

1620  On February - 16 birth of frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on February - 16.  

1684  Bohuslav M Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer was born on February - 16.  

1684  On February - 16 birth of bohuslav Matej Czernohorsky, Czech monk/composer  

1698  Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer) was born on February - 16.  

1709  Charles Avison, composer was born on this day in history.  

1727  Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817) was born on this day in history.  

1740  Giambattista Bodoni, Saluzzo Italy, printer/typeface designer (Bodoni) was born on this day in history.  

1746  On February - 16 birth of johann Heinse, German Sturm und Drang novelist/art critic  

1761  On this day in history birth of charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)  

1774  On this day in history birth of pierre Rode, composer  

1786  Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859) was born on February - 16.  

1787  On this day in history birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

1788  Juan van Halen, Dutch/Spanish officer/adventurer was born on February - 16.  

1790  Chretien Urhan, composer was born on February - 16.  

1802  Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866) was born on February - 16.  

1804  Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885) was born on this day in history.  

1807  Lysander Cutler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1866 was born on February - 16.  

1812  On this day in history birth of henry Wilson, (R) 18th VP (1873-75)  

1813  Joseph Reid Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army) died in 1892 was born on this day in history.  

1813  On this day in history birth of semyon Stepanovich Gulak-Artemovsky, composer  

1821  On February - 16 birth of heinrich Barth, Hamburg Germany, geographer/explorer (Central Africa)  

1822  On February - 16 birth of francis Galton, Birmingham England, anthropologist & geneticist  

1822  On this day in history birth of james Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1872  

1823  On February - 16 birth of john Daniel Imboden, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895  

1824  On February - 16 birth of peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer and geographer (d. 1879)  

1826  Franz von Holstein, composer was born on this day in history.  

1826  Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Gaudeamus) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 16

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0309  On this day in history death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1247  Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on February - 16.  

1279  On February - 16 afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies  

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on this day in history.  

1531  On February - 16 death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  

1538  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1560  On this day in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat  

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