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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Friday, 28 November 2014

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

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

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on December - 17.  

1273  On this day in history 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  On this day in history wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81  

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

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

1711  On December - 17 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  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1811  John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on December - 17.  

1829  On December - 17 bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80  

1830  On December - 17 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  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  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  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  On this day in history kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83  

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  On this day in history death of elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836)  

1925  On December - 17 a N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies  

1926  On December - 17 alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70  

1930  On December - 17 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  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 December - 17.  

1554  Ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Liege/archbishop of Cologne was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician  

1619  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

1632  Anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  

1638  On this day in history birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer