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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

0558  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on December - 23.  

0679  On this day in history death of dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered  

0910  Death of Naum of Preslav, Bulgarian scholar on December - 23.  

0913  On this day in history death of conrad of Franconia  

0918  On December - 23 conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  On December - 23 ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies  

1230  Death of Berengaria of Navarre, queen of Richard I of England on this day in history.  

1236  Philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies on December - 23.  

1502  On this day in history margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57  

1556  On this day in history death of nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504)  


1568  On this day in history death of roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England  

1569  Death of St Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible on December - 23.  

1575  On this day in history death of akiyama Nobutomo, Japanese warrior (hanged) (b. 1531)  

1588  Death of Hendrik de Guise, French leader of Catholic League, murdered at 37 on December - 23.  

1619  Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1631  Death of Michael Drayton, English poet (b. 1563) on December - 23.  

1646  Death of François Maynard, French poet (b. 1582) on this day in history.  

1652  John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1675  Death of Caesar, duc de Choiseul, French marshal and diplomat (b. 1602) on December - 23.  

1688  On this day in history jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21  

1696  On this day in history johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60  

1722  On this day in history death of pierre Varignon, French mathematician (b. 1654)  

1761  Death of Alestair Ruadh MacDonnell, Scottish Jacobite spy on this day in history.  

1771  On this day in history death of marie-Marguerite d'Youville, Canadian saint (b. 1701)  

1779  Death of Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (b. 1724) on December - 23.  

1789  On December - 23 death of charles-Michel de l'Épée, French philanthropist (b. 1712)  

1793  On December - 23 death of johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (b. 1699)  

1795  On December - 23 death of henry Clinton, British general (b. 1730)  

1805  Death of Pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist (b. 1723) on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history michel Delalande, composer, dies at 73  

1834  On December - 23 death of thomas Malthus, English demographer and economist (b. 1766)  

1846  Death of Jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent, French naturalist (b. 1780) on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81  

1908  Eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 23

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1173  On December - 23 birth of louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)  

1174  On this day in history birth of louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on this day in history.  

1537  On this day in history birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  On December - 23 birth of anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71)  

1548  On December - 23 birth of pieter C Bockenberg, historian (Annales Hollandiae et Zeelandiae)  

1582  Severo Bonini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1597  On December - 23 birth of martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"  


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