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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Tuesday, 01 September 2015

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

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

0942  Death of William Longsword on December - 17.  

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

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  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  On this day in history isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies  

1562  Adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82 on this day in history.  

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

1663  Death of Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583) on this day in history.  

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

1711  On this day in history arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies  

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

1751  On December - 17 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62  

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

1829  Bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80 on December - 17.  

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 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 December - 17.  

1899  On this day in history frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle  

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

1913  Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61 on December - 17.  

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  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 December - 17.  

1930  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on December - 17.  

1933  On this day in history 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 December - 17 birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  On December - 17 birth of philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum)  

1554  On this day in history 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  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

1638  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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