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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

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

0695  On this day in history begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  

0942  Death of William Longsword on December - 17.  

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

1195  Boudouin V, count of Hainault/Flanders (Boudouin VIII), dies on December - 17.  

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1273  On this day in history death of rumi (b.1207)  

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1663  On this day in history death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)  

1679  On December - 17 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 December - 17.  

1751  On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62  

1811  On this day in history john Antes, composer, dies at 71  

1829  On December - 17 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 this day in history death of archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791)  

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  On this day in history lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62  

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated  

1917  Death of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836) on December - 17.  

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

1933  Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  On December - 17 birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

1267  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on December - 17.  

1632  On this day in history birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  

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

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