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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Thursday, 26 May 2016

0535  On December - 17 death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  

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

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1562  On December - 17 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 this day in history.  

1679  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 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  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1881  On December - 17 lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62  

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

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

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

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

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

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  Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70 on December - 17.  

1930  On this day in history peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36  

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  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

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  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on December - 17.  

1619  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history 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  Johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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