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Famous Deaths In December - 17

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

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

0695  On this day in history 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 December - 17.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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.  

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

1679  Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies on December - 17.  

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

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

1751  Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, Czech master builder, dies at 62 on December - 17.  

1811  On December - 17 john Antes, composer, dies at 71  

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  Death of Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21 on this day in history.  

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  Giuseppe Saverio Raffaele Mercadante, composer, dies at 75 on December - 17.  

1881  Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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  On December - 17 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 this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history 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  Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastal'sky, composer, dies at 70 on December - 17.  

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

1933  Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Side-Studies), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 17

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1239  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsugu, Japanese Shogun (d. 1256)  

1267  On December - 17 birth of emperor Go-Uda of Japan (d. 1324)  

1493  Philippus A Paracelsus, Swiss physician/alchemist (Liber paramixum) was born on December - 17.  

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 this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of prince Rupert of the Rhine, commander in the English Civil War (d. 1682)  

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  

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