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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on this day in history.  

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  On April - 26 alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on this day in history.  

1476  On April - 26 death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on this day in history.  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on this day in history.  

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

1648  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1703  On this day in history georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58  


1716  On this day in history death of john Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651)  

1726  On April - 26 jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75  

1731  On April - 26 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  On April - 26 karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40  

1789  On April - 26 peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67  

1805  On April - 26 jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55  

1827  Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1865  On this day in history charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74  

1881  Death of Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

1892  On April - 26 death of sir Provo Wallis, British Admiral and naval hero (b. 1791)  

1907  On this day in history pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79  

1910  On this day in history bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77  

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

1922  On April - 26 hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84  

1924  Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

1936  On April - 26 death of tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)  

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

1940  On this day in history carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65  

1941  On April - 26 jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74  

1944  Death of Violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893) on this day in history.  

1945  Death of Pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871) on April - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on April - 26.  

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on April - 26.  

1567  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

1573  On April - 26 birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

1603  On this day in history birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  On this day in history birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  On this day in history birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  


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