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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Thursday, 25 August 2016

0535  On December - 17 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  On December - 17 gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  

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 December - 17.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1721  On December - 17 death of richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)  

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  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  On this day in history death of désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)  

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

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

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on December - 17.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1933  Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81 on December - 17.  

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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 this day in history.  

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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