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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Thursday, 11 February 2016

0535  Death of Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466) on December - 17.  

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on this day in history.  

0942  On this day in history death of william Longsword  

1187  Gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1273  On December - 17 death of rumi (b.1207)  

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  Wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81 on December - 17.  

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

1679  On this day in history 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 December - 17 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62  

1811  John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

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  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  On this day in history giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

1881  Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on December - 17.  

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  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  On this day in history stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61  

1916  Death of Grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated on December - 17.  

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 December - 17 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

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1239  Kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history birth of johann Ulrich Sultzberger, composer  

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