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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Saturday, 28 March 2015

0535  On December - 17 death of emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)  

0695  On December - 17 begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693]  

0942  Death of William Longsword on December - 17.  

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

1273  Death of Rumi (b.1207) on December - 17.  

1471  Isabella of Portugal, duchess of Burgundy, dies on December - 17.  

1562  On December - 17 adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82  

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

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 this day in history arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies  

1721  On this day in history death of richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640)  

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  Bernard Jumentier, composer, dies at 80 on December - 17.  

1830  Simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia on this day in history.  

1833  Death of Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21 on December - 17.  

1847  Death of Archduchess Marie Louise of Austria, second wife of Napoleon (b. 1791) on December - 17.  

1860  Death of Désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777) on December - 17.  

1870  On this day in history giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75  

1881  On December - 17 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  On this day in history frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle  

1907  On December - 17 kelvin of Largs, [William Thomson], Br physicist (Kelvin), dies at 83  

1913  Stefano Gobatti, composer, dies at 61 on December - 17.  

1916  On December - 17 death of grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated  

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

1925  A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies on December - 17.  

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

1930  On this day in history peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36  

1933  On December - 17 hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1239  On this day in history 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  Ruprecht, prince of Palts/admiral/chemist/engraver/mathematician was born on December - 17.  

1619  Prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  

1632  On December - 17 birth of anthony Wood, English antiqurian (d. 1695)  

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