Famous Deaths In December - 13
Friday, 31 October 2014
0838 Pippijn I, King of Aquitania, dies on this day in history.
1048 Al-Biruni, Arabic royal astrologer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1124 Callistus II, [Guido di Borgogna], Italian Pope (1119-24), dies on this day in history.
1126 Hendrik IX, the Black, Duke of Bayern (1120-26), dies on December - 13.
1204 Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69 on December - 13.
1250 On December - 13 frederick II, German Emperor (1212-1250), dies at 55
1404 On December - 13 albrecht, duke of Bavaria, dies at 74
1466 Death of Donatello, Florentine artist and sculptor (b. 1386) on this day in history.
1516 Death of Johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (b. 1462) on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history manoel I "the Great", King of Portugal (1495-1521), dies at 52
1557 Niccolo Tartaglia, Italian mathematician, dies on December - 13.
1565 On this day in history konrad von Gesner, naturalist, dies at 49
1574 On December - 13 selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50
1603 Franciscus Vieta, mathematician, dies in Paris at 63 on December - 13.
1621 On December - 13 death of katarina Stenbock, Queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1535)
1622 On December - 13 jan Campanus, composer, dies at 50
1672 On December - 13 jan II Kazimierz, king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63
1693 On December - 13 dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies
1716 Death of Charles de La Fosse, French painter (b. 1640) on this day in history.
1721 On this day in history death of alexander Selkirk, Scottish sailor and castaway (b. 1676)
1729 On this day in history anthony Collins, Engl philosopher (On Liberty & Necessity), dies at 53
1738 Gotthard Wagner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1769 On December - 13 c F Gellert, writer, dies at 54
1774 Susanne K von Klettenberg, German friend of Goethes mother, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1783 Death of Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin, Swedish astronomer (b. 1717) on this day in history.
1784 On this day in history death of samuel Johnson, English writer and lexicographer (b. 1709)
1793 On this day in history johann Joachim Christoph Bode, composer, dies at 63
1812 Marianne von Martinez, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1814 On this day in history charles Joseph Prince of Ligne, Belg fieldmarshal/author, dies at 79
1835 On December - 13 death of john Storm, American Revolutionary soldier (b. 1760)
1837 On this day in history death of herman of Alaska, Russian Orthodox hermit (b. 1756)
1862 On December - 13 conrad Feger Jackson, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 49
1863 On December - 13 friedrich Hebbel, writer, dies at 50
1868 On this day in history death of carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, German botanist (b. 1794)