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Famous Birthdays In February - 17

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1444  On February - 17 birth of rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist  

1490  Charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy) was born on this day in history.  

1519  Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563) was born on February - 17.  

1581  On February - 17 birth of fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653)  

1583  On this day in history birth of j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist  

1646  Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

1653  Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) was born on February - 17.  

1667  On February - 17 birth of georg Bronner, composer  

1675  On this day in history birth of johann Melchior Conradi, composer  

1696  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer was born on February - 17.  

1697  On this day in history birth of louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer  

1699  Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci) was born on this day in history.  

1718  On this day in history birth of matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)  

1723  Tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination was born on February - 17.  

1740  On February - 17 birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

1747  Narciso Casanovas, composer was born on February - 17.  

1752  Friedrich M Klinger, German playwright (Wirrwarr) was born on February - 17.  

1754  Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer was born on February - 17.  

1754  Nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803) was born on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history birth of john Pinkerton, Scottish historian  

1774  On this day in history birth of raphaelle Peale, US, painter (After the Rain-1823)  

1781  René-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope) was born on February - 17.  

1796  On February - 17 birth of giovanni Pacini, composer  

1796  Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866) was born on February - 17.  

1804  Samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883 was born on February - 17.  

1816  Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer was born on this day in history.  

1816  Haller Nutt, Southern Plantation owner (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

1820  On this day in history birth of henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons)  

1820  On this day in history birth of elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898)  

1821  Lola Montez, Irish dancer (d. 1861) was born on February - 17.  

1824  William Farrar "Baldy" Smith, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1903 was born on this day in history.  

1831  Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer was born on this day in history.  

1836  Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870) was born on February - 17.  

1837  Francis Jay Herron, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902 was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0364  On February - 17 flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32  

0440  On February - 17 death of mesrop Mashtots  

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on this day in history.  

1339  Death of Otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301) on February - 17.  

1371  Death of Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria on this day in history.  

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on this day in history.  

1600  On February - 17 death of giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake  

1609  On February - 17 death of ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549)