Famous Deaths In December - 26
Saturday, 25 October 2014
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius
1350 Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
1458 Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.
1476 Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.
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 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on December - 26.
1731 Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on December - 26.
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.
1740 On this day in history 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 December - 26.
1780 On this day in history death of john Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712)
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 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 Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on December - 26.
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 this day in history.
1866 On this day in history samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49
1869 Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on this day in history.
1879 Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on this day in history.
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 December - 26.
1909 Death of Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861) on December - 26.
1916 On December - 26 bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81
1917 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 on this day in history.