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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Saturday, 03 December 2016

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 this day in history.  

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

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

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  On December - 17 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  On this day in history death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)  

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 December - 17.  

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 December - 17.  

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

1870  On December - 17 giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

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

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 this day in history 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 December - 17.  

1916  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1267  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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