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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

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

0695  Begga, ancestress of the Carolingians/saint, dies [or 693] on December - 17.  

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

1187  On this day in history gregory VIII, [Alberto de Morra], Italian Pope (1187), dies  

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

1213  On December - 17 jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53  

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

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

1562  On this day in history adrian Willaert, Flemish singer/bandmaster/composer, dies at about 82  

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

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

1679  Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies on this day in history.  

1711  Arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies on this day in history.  

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

1830  On December - 17 simon Bolivar, president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Colombia  

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 désirée Clary, Queen of Sweden and Norway (b. 1777)  

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

1881  On this day in history lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62  

1891  Msiri, king of Garanganja (Katanga), dies in battle on December - 17.  

1893  On this day in history levinus T Keuchenius, Dutch min of Colonies (1888-90), dies at 71  

1899  On December - 17 frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle  

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  On this day in history death of grigori Efimovich Rasputin, Russian monk, assassinated  

1917  On December - 17 death of elizabeth Garrett Anderson, English physician (b. 1836)  

1925  On this day in history 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 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 December - 17.  

1267  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on this day in history.  

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

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