Famous Deaths In December - 26
Sunday, 25 September 2016
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
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 this day in history.
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 On December - 26 simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on this day in history.
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 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 December - 26.
1771 On December - 26 death of claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715)
1776 Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on this day in history.
1780 On December - 26 death of john Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712)
1784 Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on this day in history.
1786 Death of Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713) on December - 26.
1797 On December - 26 john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72
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 On this day in history death of philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52
1862 On December - 26 death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato
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 December - 26.
1879 Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on this day in history.
1887 On December - 26 jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40
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 Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.
1917 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 on December - 26.