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Famous Birthdays In February - 17

Monday, 26 September 2016

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

1490  On this day in history birth of charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  

1519  On this day in history birth of francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563)  

1581  Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  

1583  J Henry Alting, Dutch theologist was born on this day in history.  

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

1653  On February - 17 birth of arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi)  

1667  Georg Bronner, composer was born on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Melchior Conradi, composer was born on February - 17.  

1696  Baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1699  On February - 17 birth of hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff, German architect (Sanssouci)  

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

1723  On this day in history birth of tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination  

1740  On this day in history birth of horace B de Saussure, Swiss physicist/geologist  

1747  On this day in history birth of narciso Casanovas, composer  

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

1754  Jan Jachym Kopriva, composer was born on this day in history.  

1754  On this day in history birth of nicolas Baudin, French explorer (d. 1803)  

1758  John Pinkerton, Scottish historian was born on this day in history.  

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

1781  On February - 17 birth of rené-Theophile-Hyacinthe Lannec, France, inventor (stethoscope)  

1796  On February - 17 birth of giovanni Pacini, composer  

1796  On February - 17 birth of philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866)  

1804  On this day in history birth of samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

1816  On February - 17 birth of friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer  

1816  Haller Nutt, Southern Plantation owner (d. 1864) was born on February - 17.  

1820  On February - 17 birth of henri Vieuxtemps, Verviers Belgium, composer/teacher (Brussels Cons)  

1820  Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Catholic cardinal (d. 1898) was born on February - 17.  

1821  On this day in history birth of lola Montez, Irish dancer (d. 1861)  

1824  On this day in history birth of william Farrar "Baldy" Smith, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1903  

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

1836  Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870) was born on this day in history.  

1837  On February - 17 birth of francis Jay Herron, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1902  

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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0364  Flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32 on February - 17.  

0440  Death of Mesrop Mashtots on February - 17.  

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on February - 17.  

1339  On February - 17 death of otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)  

1371  On this day in history death of ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  

1596  On February - 17 death of friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536)  

1600  Death of Giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake on this day in history.  

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

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