Famous Deaths In August - 12
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
0030 On this day in history death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)
0875 On August - 12 louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50
1158 On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies
1350 Philip VI, king of France, dies on this day in history.
1424 On this day in history death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)
1484 Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on this day in history.
1546 On this day in history francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies
1577 Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on this day in history.
1588 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on August - 12.
1612 Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on August - 12.
1633 On August - 12 jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71
1638 On this day in history johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81
1648 Death of Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1615) on August - 12.
1654 Cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76 on August - 12.
1660 Gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33 on this day in history.
1674 On August - 12 philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies
1675 On August - 12 karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73
1676 On this day in history death of king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death
1689 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1715 Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies on August - 12.
1728 On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61
1750 On August - 12 rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies
1778 On August - 12 death of peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, British general and politician (b. 1714)
1797 On August - 12 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73
1809 Death of Mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738) on this day in history.
1810 Death of Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725) on August - 12.
1811 John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77 on August - 12.
1812 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81 on August - 12.
1822 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies on this day in history.
1827 On this day in history william Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69
1830 On August - 12 franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
1848 On August - 12 george Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies
1849 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1857 William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies on this day in history.