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

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on April - 26.  

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  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  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  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 April - 26.  

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  Death of Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887) on this day in history.  

1922  On this day in history hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84  

1924  Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82 on April - 26.  

1932  On April - 26 bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies  

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

1938  Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

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  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  On this day in history birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  

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 April - 26 birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

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

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on April - 26.  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on this day in history.  

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