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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Monday, 24 April 2017

0535  On this day in history death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  

0695  On this day in history begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on this day in history.  

1195  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on December - 17.  

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on December - 17.  

1273  Death of Rumi (b.1207) on this day in history.  

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on December - 17.  

1562  Adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82 on December - 17.  

1651  On this day in history wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81  

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1663  On this day in history death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)  

1679  On December - 17 don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies  

1711  Arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies on this day in history.  

1721  Death of Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640) on December - 17.  

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62 on December - 17.  

1811  John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1829  Bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on this day in history.  

1833  Death of Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21 on this day in history.  

1847  On December - 17 death of archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791)  

1860  Death of Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777) on this day in history.  

1870  On December - 17 giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

1881  Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1891  On December - 17 msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

1893  On this day in history levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71  

1899  Frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83  

1913  On December - 17 stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61  

1916  Death of Grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history death of elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836)  

1925  On this day in history a N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies  

1926  Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1930  On December - 17 peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36  

1933  On December - 17 hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on December - 17.  

1267  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on this day in history.  

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on this day in history.  

1619  On December - 17 birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  

1638  On this day in history birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  

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