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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Friday, 24 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 this day in history.  

0942  On December - 17 death of william Longsword  

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

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

1213  Jean de Matha, French saint, dies at 53 on December - 17.  

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

1471  On this day in history 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  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 December - 17 arnold Moonen, vicar/literature (Defeated German Spraekkunst), dies  

1721  Death of Richard Lumley, 1st Earl of Scarbrough, English statesman (b. 1640) on this day in history.  

1751  On December - 17 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 this day in history.  

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

1833  On December - 17 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 this day in history death of désirée 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  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 this day in history.  

1899  Frederick "Freddy" Roberts, son of Brit field marshal, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

1925  A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70  

1930  Peter Warlock, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history 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 December - 17 birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

1267  Emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324) was born on this day in history.  

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

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