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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

Saturday, 25 February 2017

1494  Johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism) was born on this day in history.  

1507  On this day in history birth of gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)  

1523  On February - 20 birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) was born on February - 20.  

1633  On this day in history birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

1656  On February - 20 birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

1734  On February - 20 birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

1745  On this day in history birth of johann Peter Salomon, composer  

1745  On February - 20 birth of henry James Pye, English poet (d. 1813)  

1751  Johann Heinrich Voß, German poet (d. 1826) was born on February - 20.  

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1752  Charles Broche, composer was born on February - 20.  

1753  On this day in history birth of louis Alexandre Berthier, French marshal (d. 1815)  

1757  John 'Mad Jack' Fuller, English philanthropist (d. 1834) was born on February - 20.  

1763  On February - 20 birth of adalbert Gyrowetz, composer  

1770  On this day in history birth of ferdinando Carulli, composer  

1779  On February - 20 birth of augustus Callcott, landscape painter, Kensington  

1784  Adam Black, Edinburgh Scotland, politician/publisher was born on February - 20.  

1791  On this day in history birth of carl Czerny, Vienna Austria, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen)  

1794  On February - 20 birth of william Carleton, Irish novelist (d. 1869)  

1796  Eduard W van Dam van Isselt, Dutch military/liberal politician was born on February - 20.  

1802  Charles-Auguste de Beriot, Belgian violinist/composer was born on this day in history.  

1803  On February - 20 birth of friedrich Theodor Frohlich, composer  

1805  Angelina Grimke, reformer/abolitionist/politician/lawyer was born on February - 20.  

1808  Daumier, Marseilles France, artist was born on this day in history.  

1809  On this day in history birth of albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Neth-Indies  

1809  Henry Walton Wessells, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1889 was born on this day in history.  

1816  Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer was born on February - 20.  

1819  On February - 20 birth of alfred Escher, Swiss politician, railroad entrepreneur (d. 1882)  

1820  Mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 was born on February - 20.  

1827  Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912 was born on this day in history.  

1835  Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist was born on February - 20.  

1838  James Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in history.  

1839  Benjamin Waugh, American minister; founder of the NSPCC (d. 1908) was born on February - 20.  

1844  Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics) was born on February - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0702  Death of K'inich Kan B'alam II, king of the Maya state of Palenque (b. 635) on February - 20.  

1054  On February - 20 yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  

1154  On this day in history death of saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett  

1171  Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on February - 20.  

1194  On this day in history tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies  

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on this day in history.  

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on this day in history.  

1431  Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on February - 20.  

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