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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Thursday, 11 February 2016

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.  

0268  On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius  

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  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.  

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.  

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

1658  On December - 26 simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

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  On December - 26 death of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672)  

1736  On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies  

1740  Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on December - 26.  

1786  On this day in history death of gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)  

1797  On this day in history john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72  

1827  On this day in history jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81  

1836  On this day in history hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63  

1837  Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history death of philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52  

1862  Death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on this day in history.  

1866  On December - 26 samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49  

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 this day in history.  

1890  On December - 26 heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86  

1909  Death of Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861) on December - 26.  

1916  On this day in history bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81  

1917  On December - 26 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 this day in history birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on December - 26.  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  

1542  On December - 26 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  On December - 26 birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

1633  On December - 26 birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

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

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