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Famous Deaths In April - 26

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0757  On this day in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) on April - 26.  

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 April - 26 death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

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

1558  On this day in history jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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

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

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 this day in history karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40  

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

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

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

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

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 April - 26.  

1910  Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on April - 26.  

1920  On April - 26 death of srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887)  

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

1924  On April - 26 josef Labor, composer, dies at 82  

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

1936  Death of Tammany Young, American actor (b.1886) on April - 26.  

1938  On this day in history edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79  

1940  Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 on April - 26.  

1941  Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1945  On this day in history death of pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871)  

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

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

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

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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