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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1471  On this day in history 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.  

1663  Death of Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583) on December - 17.  

1679  Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies on December - 17.  

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

1721  On this day in history death of richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)  

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1811  On this day in history john Antes, composer, dies at 71  

1829  On December - 17 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 December - 17.  

1847  Death of Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791) on December - 17.  

1860  Death of Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777) on December - 17.  

1870  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on December - 17.  

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

1891  On this day in history msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle  

1893  Levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71 on December - 17.  

1899  On December - 17 frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle  

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

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

1916  On December - 17 death of grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated  

1917  Death of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836) on this day in history.  

1925  A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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 December - 17 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 this day in history.  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on December - 17.  

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

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on December - 17.