Famous Deaths In August - 12
Monday, 22 January 2018
0030 On August - 12 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 this day in history 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 On August - 12 sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies
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 August - 12.
1588 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on August - 12.
1612 Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71
1638 Johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81 on August - 12.
1648 Death of Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1615) on this day in history.
1654 On this day in history cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76
1660 On August - 12 gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33
1674 Philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies on this day in history.
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 August - 12.
1715 Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies on August - 12.
1728 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61 on August - 12.
1750 On this day in history 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 August - 12.
1797 On this day in history ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73
1809 On August - 12 death of mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738)
1810 On August - 12 death of etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725)
1811 John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1812 On August - 12 jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
1822 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies on this day in history.
1827 On August - 12 william Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69
1830 On August - 12 franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
1848 George Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies on this day in history.
1849 On this day in history abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88
1857 On this day in history william Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies