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Famous Birthdays In January - 12

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1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on January - 12.  

1483  On January - 12 birth of henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538)  

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

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on this day in history.  

1576  On January - 12 birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on January - 12.  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on January - 12.  

1580  On January - 12 birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

1588  John Winthrop, 1st governor (Mass Bay Colony) was born on this day in history.  

1588  On January - 12 birth of jose Ribera [Lo Spagnoletto], Spanish painter  

1591  José Ribera, Spanish painter (d. 1652) was born on this day in history.  

1597  On January - 12 birth of françois Duquesnoy, French sculptor (d. 1643)  

1599  Adrian van Utrecht, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history birth of ernst R Tarhemberg, Austrian fieldmarshal (Turkish Wars)  

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

1674  Reinhard Keiser, composer was born on this day in history.  

1711  On January - 12 birth of gaetano Latilla, composer  

1715  On January - 12 birth of jacques Duphly, composer  

1716  On January - 12 birth of antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general (d. 1795)  

1721  Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian general (d. 1792) was born on this day in history.  

1723  Samuel Langdon, American college educator (d. 1797) was born on January - 12.  

1729  On January - 12 birth of edmund Burke, British author (Philosophy & Inquiry) [OS=Jan 1]  

1729  Lazzaro Spallanzani, Modena Italy, physiologist was born on January - 12.  

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

1737  Brizio Petrucci, composer was born on this day in history.  

1737  On January - 12 birth of john Hancock, patriot (1st to sign Declaration of Independence)  

1746  On January - 12 birth of johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Switzerland, educator [OS]  

1749  On January - 12 birth of ferdinand Trauttmansdorff, Austrian earl/prince/diplomat  

1751  On this day in history birth of ferdinand I, king of Sicily & Naples  

1751  On January - 12 birth of jacob M R Lenz, writer (Das Leidende Weib)  

1751  On January - 12 birth of ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1825)  

1772  On this day in history birth of count Mikhail Speransky, Russian reformer (d. 1839)  

1780  Wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist was born on January - 12.  

1783  On January - 12 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  On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

1167  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on this day in history.  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.