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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

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

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on December - 17.  

0942  Death of William Longsword on this day in history.  

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on December - 17.  

1195  On this day in history boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies  

1213  On this day in history jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  

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

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on this day in history.  

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

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on December - 17.  

1833  On December - 17 death of kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21  

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 December - 17.  

1870  On this day in history giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

1881  Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on December - 17.  

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

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

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

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

1913  On this day in history stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61  

1916  Death of Grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated on December - 17.  

1917  Death of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836) on December - 17.  

1925  A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies on December - 17.  

1926  On this day in history alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70  

1930  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

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1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  

1267  On December - 17 birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on December - 17.  

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

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

1638  On December - 17 birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  

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