Famous Deaths In December - 17
Thursday, 27 October 2016
0535 On this day in history death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)
0695 Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on December - 17.
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 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 Death of Rumi (b.1207) on this day in history.
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 December - 17.
1651 On December - 17 wolfgang Schonsleder, composer, dies at 81
1663 On this day in history death of nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba (b. 1583)
1679 On this day in history don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies
1711 On December - 17 arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies
1721 On December - 17 death of richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)
1751 On December - 17 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62
1811 John Antes, composer, dies at 71 on December - 17.
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 Death of Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791) on this day in history.
1860 On this day in history death of dĂ©sirĂ©e Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)
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 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 December - 17.
1907 Kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83 on December - 17.
1913 On December - 17 stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61
1916 On December - 17 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 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 On December - 17 hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81