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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Thursday, 27 November 2014

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

1350  On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on December - 26.  

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

1530  On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

1574  On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1624  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

1627  Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.  

1658  On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

1676  On this day in history domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies  

1679  John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1731  Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on December - 26.  

1736  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1740  Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on December - 26.  

1771  Death of Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715) on this day in history.  

1776  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

1780  Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on this day in history.  

1784  On December - 26 death of seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743)  

1786  Death of Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713) on this day in history.  

1797  John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 on December - 26.  

1827  Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.  

1836  Hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87  

1861  Death of Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on December - 26.  

1862  On this day in history death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato  

1866  Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on December - 26.  

1869  Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on December - 26.  

1879  On December - 26 jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  

1887  Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on December - 26.  

1890  Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1909  On December - 26 death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)  

1916  On December - 26 bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81  

1917  On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  On December - 26 birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  On December - 26 birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on December - 26.  

1542  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  On this day in history birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1646  On December - 26 birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

1660  On December - 26 birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised