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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Friday, 22 May 2015

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

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

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

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on April - 26.  

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

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

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

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

1716  On this day in history 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  On April - 26 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 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 April - 26.  

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  Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79 on April - 26.  

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

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  Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies on April - 26.  

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

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  Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1944  On April - 26 death of violette Morris, French athlete (b. 1893)  

1945  Death of Pavlo Skoropadsky, Ukrainian politician and general (b. 1871) on April - 26.  

1946  Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65 on April - 26.  

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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  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on April - 26.  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on April - 26.  

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