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Famous Deaths In December - 23

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0558  On December - 23 childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62  

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 this day in history.  

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.  

0918  On this day in history conrad I, East Frankish/German king (911-18), dies  

1116  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1502  On December - 23 margaretha, English princess of Burgundy, dies at 57  

1556  Death of Nicholas Udall, English playwright (b. 1504) on this day in history.  


1568  On December - 23 death of roger Ascham, tutor of Elizabeth I of England  

1569  On this day in history death of st Philip, metropolitan of Moscow, martyred by Ivan the Terrible  

1575  Death of Akiyama Nobutomo, Japanese warrior (hanged) (b. 1531) on this day in history.  

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 December - 23.  

1631  On this day in history death of michael Drayton, English poet (b. 1563)  

1646  On this day in history death of françois Maynard, French poet (b. 1582)  

1652  On this day in history john Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68  

1675  On this day in history death of caesar, duc de Choiseul, French marshal and diplomat (b. 1602)  

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

1696  On December - 23 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 December - 23.  

1771  Death of Marie-Marguerite d'Youville, Canadian saint (b. 1701) on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history death of augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (b. 1724)  

1789  Death of Charles-Michel de l'Épée, French philanthropist (b. 1712) on December - 23.  

1793  Death of Johann Adolph Hasse, German composer (b. 1699) on December - 23.  

1795  On this day in history death of henry Clinton, British general (b. 1730)  

1805  On December - 23 death of pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist (b. 1723)  

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 December - 23.  

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

1908  On this day in history eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72  

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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  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach was born on this day in history.  

1513  Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (d. 1577) was born on December - 23.  

1537  On December - 23 birth of king John III of Sweden (d. 1592)  

1544  Anna, duchess of Saxson/wife of prince Willem of Orange (1561-71) was born on this day in history.  

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

1582  On December - 23 birth of severo Bonini, composer  

1597  Martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry" was born on December - 23.  


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