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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Thursday, 18 December 2014

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  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on April - 26.  

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

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

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

1703  Georg Christoph Leuttner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1716  Death of John Somers, 1st Baron Somers, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1651) on April - 26.  

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

1731  Daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

1784  On this day in history death of nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718)  

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 April - 26.  

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

1827  On April - 26 bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90  

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 April - 26 pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79  

1910  On April - 26 bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77  

1920  Death of Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887) on April - 26.  

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  Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79 on April - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1945  On April - 26 death of pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871)  

1946  On this day in history hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65  

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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 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  On April - 26 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 this day in history.  

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