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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

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1361  Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400) was born on February - 26.  

1587  Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639) was born on this day in history.  

1588  On February - 26 birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

1671  Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713) was born on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history birth of antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)  

1675  On February - 26 birth of johann Philipp Treiber, composer  

1677  On February - 26 birth of nicola Fago, composer  

1686  Godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat was born on this day in history.  

1714  James Hervey, English clergyman and writer (d. 1758) was born on this day in history.  

1717  On February - 26 birth of john Randall, composer  

1720  On February - 26 birth of gian Francesco Albani, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1803)  

1746  Archduchess Marie Amalie of Austria, duchess of Piacenza (d. 1806) was born on this day in history.  

1770  On February - 26 birth of antoine Reicha, composer  

1772  On February - 26 birth of caspar Furstenau, composer  

1799  On this day in history birth of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (d. 1864)  

1802  On this day in history birth of victor Hugo, France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables)  

1808  Honoré Daumier, French painter, illustrator, and sculptor (d. 1879) was born on February - 26.  

1808  On this day in history birth of nathan Kelley,American architect, active mainly in Ohio, (d.1871)  

1814  Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist (d. 1876) was born on this day in history.  

1824  Carlos Calvo, Arg diplomat/people rights scholar (Calvo Clause) was born on February - 26.  

1825  On February - 26 birth of hans Balatka, composer  

1829  On this day in history birth of levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (d. 1902)  

1831  On February - 26 birth of filippo Marchetti, composer  

1832  John George Nicolay, US, author (Abe Lincoln's biographer) was born on February - 26.  

1834  On this day in history birth of aleksander Zarzycki, composer  

1835  Richard Andree, German geography/etnologist (Andree's Handatlas) was born on this day in history.  

1837  Charles Woeste, Belgian count/min of Justice was born on this day in history.  

1838  Wendelin Weissheimer, composer was born on this day in history.  

1841  On this day in history birth of evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general (Egypt)  

1842  On this day in history birth of camille Flammarion, Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy  

1845  Aleksander Rozycki, composer was born on February - 26.  

1845  On this day in history birth of alexander III, St Petersburg, Russian tsar (1881-94) (3/10 NS)  

1846  On February - 26 birth of william F "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davenport Iowa, killed 4000 buffaloes  

1852  On February - 26 birth of john Harvey Kellogg, surgeon, inspired flaked cereal industry  

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Famous Deaths In February - 26

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1076  On this day in history death of godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered  

1154  Rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1200  Death of Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on this day in history.  

1266  On this day in history manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on February - 26.  

1360  On February - 26 death of roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)  

1538  On February - 26 worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies  

1552  Death of Heinrich Faber, German composer on February - 26.