Famous Deaths In December - 26
Friday, 26 August 2016
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
1350 Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.
1458 On December - 26 death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)
1476 On December - 26 death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1530 On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
1574 On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1624 On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54
1627 On December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
1658 On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
1676 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1731 On this day in history death of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672)
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 Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on this day in history.
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 December - 26.
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 December - 26 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 December - 26.
1869 On this day in history death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)
1879 Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on December - 26.
1887 On this day in history jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40
1890 On this day in history heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86
1909 Death of Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861) on December - 26.
1916 Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.
1917 On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71