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.