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Famous Deaths In December - 23

Thursday, 18 December 2014

0558  Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62 on this day in history.  

0679  Death of Dagobert II, king of Austrasia (676-679), murdered on this day in history.  

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

0913  Death of Conrad of Franconia on December - 23.  

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

1116  Ivo van Chartres, French canonist/bishop of Chartres/saint, dies on December - 23.  

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

1236  On this day in history philippus Cancellarius, French theologist/poet (Summa Cum Laude), dies  

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

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

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

1569  On December - 23 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  On this day in history johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47  

1631  On December - 23 death of michael Drayton, English poet (b. 1563)  

1646  On December - 23 death of françois Maynard, French poet (b. 1582)  

1652  John Cotton, Mass Bay Puritan preacher, dies at 68 on December - 23.  

1675  Death of Caesar, duc de Choiseul, French marshal and diplomat (b. 1602) on this day in history.  

1688  On December - 23 jean-Louis Lully, composer, dies at 21  

1696  Johann David Mayer, composer, dies at 60 on December - 23.  

1722  On December - 23 death of pierre Varignon, French mathematician (b. 1654)  

1761  Death of Alestair Ruadh MacDonnell, Scottish Jacobite spy on December - 23.  

1771  On December - 23 death of marie-Marguerite d'Youville, Canadian saint (b. 1701)  

1779  On December - 23 death of augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (b. 1724)  

1789  On this day in history death of charles-Michel de l'Épée, French philanthropist (b. 1712)  

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

1795  Death of Henry Clinton, British general (b. 1730) on this day in history.  

1805  Death of Pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist (b. 1723) on December - 23.  

1812  Michel Delalande, composer, dies at 73 on December - 23.  

1834  Death of Thomas Malthus, English demographer and economist (b. 1766) on this day in history.  

1846  On December - 23 death of jean Baptiste Bory de Saint-Vincent, French naturalist (b. 1780)  

1891  Holger Simon Paulli, composer, dies at 81 on December - 23.  

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  Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231) was born on December - 23.  

1174  Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach was born on December - 23.  

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 December - 23.  

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

1582  On this day in history birth of severo Bonini, composer  

1597  On this day in history birth of martin Opitz, Germany, poet "Father of Modern German Poetry"