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Famous Deaths In April - 26

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0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on April - 26.  

1192  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

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  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 this day in history.  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on April - 26.  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  

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

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

1716  On April - 26 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  Daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70 on April - 26.  

1784  Death of Nano Nagle, Irish convent founder (b. 1718) on April - 26.  

1785  Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1789  On this day in history peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67  

1805  On this day in history 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  Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on April - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1932  On this day in history bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies  

1936  On this day in history death of tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)  

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

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 April - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1538  On April - 26 birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1564  On April - 26 birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  On April - 26 birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

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

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

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

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