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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

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1483  On January - 12 birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on this day in history.  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on January - 12.  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

1577  On January - 12 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

1588  On this day in history birth of john Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony)  

1588  Jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter was born on January - 12.  

1591  On this day in history birth of josé Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652)  

1597  François Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643) was born on January - 12.  

1599  On this day in history birth of adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter  

1638  Ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars) was born on this day in history.  

1665  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, French lawyer/mathematician  

1674  Reinhard Keiser, composer was born on January - 12.  

1711  On January - 12 birth of gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  On this day in history birth of jacques Duphly, composer  

1716  Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general (d. 1795) was born on January - 12.  

1721  On this day in history birth of duke Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian general (d. 1792)  

1723  On this day in history birth of samuel Langdon, American college educator (d. 1797)  

1729  Edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1] was born on this day in history.  

1729  On January - 12 birth of lazzaro Spallanzani, Modena Italy, physiologist  

1730  Johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer was born on this day in history.  

1737  On January - 12 birth of brizio Petrucci, composer  

1737  On this day in history birth of john Hancock, patriot (1st to sign Declaration of Independence)  

1746  On this day in history birth of johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Switzerland, educator [OS]  

1749  Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat was born on January - 12.  

1751  On January - 12 birth of ferdinand I, king of Sicily & Naples  

1751  Jacob M R Lenz, writer (Das Leidende Weib) was born on January - 12.  

1751  Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1825) was born on January - 12.  

1772  Count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839) was born on January - 12.  

1780  Wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1783  On this day in history birth of erik Gustaf Geijer, Swedish historian/poet (Natthimmelen)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1167  On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on this day in history.  

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on January - 12.  

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

1665  On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63