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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

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  On April - 26 robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On this day in history death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

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

1489  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  On April - 26 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

1648  On this day in history christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79  

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

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1716  On April - 26 death of john Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651)  

1726  Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75 on April - 26.  

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

1784  On April - 26 death of nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718)  

1785  On April - 26 karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40  

1789  Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on April - 26.  

1805  Jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55 on April - 26.  

1827  Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on April - 26.  

1865  Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1881  Death of Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815) on April - 26.  

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

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

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 April - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1936  Death of Tammany Young, American actor (b.1886) on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history 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 this day in history jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74  

1944  On this day in history death of violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893)  

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

1946  Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65 on April - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

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

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on this day in history.  

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on this day in history.  

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

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  

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

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on April - 26.  

1648  On April - 26 birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  

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