Famous Deaths In December - 26
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
1350 On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop
1458 On December - 26 death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)
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 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1731 Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on December - 26.
1736 On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1771 Death of Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715) on December - 26.
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 December - 26.
1784 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1827 On December - 26 jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81
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 Death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on December - 26.
1866 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1869 On December - 26 death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)
1879 On December - 26 jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies
1887 On this day in history jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40
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 Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.
1917 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 on this day in history.