Famous Deaths In August - 12
Thursday, 17 August 2017
0030 On this day in history death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)
0875 Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on August - 12.
1158 On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies
1350 On this day in history philip VI, king of France, dies
1424 Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on August - 12.
1484 On this day in history sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies
1546 Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.
1577 On this day in history death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)
1588 On August - 12 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45
1612 On this day in history giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60
1633 Jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81
1648 On this day in history death of ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1615)
1654 On this day in history cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76
1660 Gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33 on this day in history.
1674 Philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies on this day in history.
1675 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1676 On August - 12 death of king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death
1689 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 on August - 12.
1715 Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies on this day in history.
1728 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61 on August - 12.
1750 On August - 12 rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies
1778 Death of Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, British general and politician (b. 1714) on this day in history.
1797 On August - 12 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73
1809 Death of Mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738) on August - 12.
1810 On this day in history death of etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725)
1811 On this day in history john FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77
1812 On August - 12 jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
1822 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies on August - 12.
1827 William Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69 on August - 12.
1830 Franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50 on August - 12.
1848 George Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies on August - 12.
1849 On August - 12 abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88
1857 On August - 12 william Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies