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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Thursday, 26 November 2015

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

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

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on April - 26.  

1444  On this day in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On April - 26 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 this day in history.  

1558  On April - 26 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 April - 26.  

1716  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1881  On April - 26 death of ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815)  

1892  On this day in history 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  On April - 26 death of srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian mathematician (b. 1887)  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1938  Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79 on April - 26.  

1940  Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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 April - 26.  

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

1946  On April - 26 hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

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1319  On April - 26 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  On this day in history birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

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

1573  On April - 26 birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

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

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 this day in history.  


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