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Famous Deaths In April - 26

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0757  On April - 26 stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) on this day in history.  

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on this day in history.  

1444  On April - 26 robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on April - 26.  

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

1489  On April - 26 death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.  

1648  Christoph Thomas Walliser, composer, dies at 79 on April - 26.  

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

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

1726  On April - 26 jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75  

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

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

1785  Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on April - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Death of Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815) on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history death of sir Provo Wallis, British Admiral and naval hero (b. 1791)  

1907  On April - 26 pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79  

1910  Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

1922  On April - 26 hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84  

1924  On this day in history josef Labor, composer, dies at 82  

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

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

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 April - 26.  

1946  Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1567  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

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

1648  On this day in history birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)