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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Friday, 01 July 2016

0535  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on this day in history.  

0695  On December - 17 begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

1187  On this day in history gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  

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

1213  On December - 17 jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  

1273  On December - 17 death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  On December - 17 isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  

1562  On this day in history adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82  

1651  Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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1663  On December - 17 death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)  

1679  On this day in history don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies  

1711  On December - 17 arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies  

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

1751  On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62  

1811  On December - 17 john Antes, composer, dies at 71  

1829  On this day in history bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80  

1830  On December - 17 simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia  

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

1847  On this day in history 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 December - 17.  

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on this day in history.  

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 December - 17.  

1907  Kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83 on December - 17.  

1913  Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history death of grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated  

1917  On December - 17 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  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on December - 17.  

1933  Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

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1239  On December - 17 birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on December - 17.  

1493  On this day in history birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  

1554  On December - 17 birth of ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne  

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on December - 17.  

1619  On December - 17 birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

1632  On December - 17 birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  

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

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