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Famous Deaths In April - 26

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0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on April - 26.  

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) on this day in history.  

1196  On this day in history alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  On this day in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  

1478  On this day in history death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on April - 26.  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.  

1648  On April - 26 christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79  

1703  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on April - 26.  

1716  Death of John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651) on this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75  

1731  On this day in history daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70  

1784  Death of Nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718) on this day in history.  

1785  Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1789  Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on this day in history.  

1805  Jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1827  On this day in history bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90  

1865  Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on April - 26.  

1881  On April - 26 death of ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815)  

1892  Death of Sir Provo Wallis, British Admiral and naval hero (b. 1791) on April - 26.  

1907  Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1910  Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history death of srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887)  

1922  Hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1924  On this day in history josef Labor, composer, dies at 82  

1932  Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies on April - 26.  

1936  On this day in history death of tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)  

1938  On April - 26 edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79  

1940  On April - 26 carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65  

1941  Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74 on April - 26.  

1944  Death of Violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893) on April - 26.  

1945  Death of Pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871) on this day in history.  

1946  On April - 26 hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born on April - 26.  

1538  On this day in history birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1564  On this day in history birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on April - 26.  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on April - 26.  

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  On April - 26 birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on April - 26.