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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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 this day in history.  

0942  Death of William Longsword on this day in history.  

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

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

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  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  On December - 17 wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81  

1663  On December - 17 death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)  

1679  On December - 17 don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies  

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

1721  Death of Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640) on December - 17.  

1751  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history death of kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21  

1847  Death of Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791) on this day in history.  

1860  On December - 17 death of désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)  

1870  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 December - 17 stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61  

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

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  On December - 17 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  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  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 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 December - 17.