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Famous Deaths In December - 26

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0267  On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.  

1476  On December - 26 death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  

1574  On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1624  On December - 26 simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

1627  On this day in history gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies  

1658  Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.  

1676  On this day in history domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies  

1679  John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on December - 26.  

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  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  On December - 26 johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

1780  On this day in history 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  John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 on December - 26.  

1827  Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1861  On December - 26 death of philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52  

1862  On this day in history death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato  

1866  Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on December - 26.  

1869  On December - 26 death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)  

1879  On this day in history jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  

1887  Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on December - 26.  

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

1917  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1536  On December - 26 birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on this day in history.  

1618  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess was born on this day in history.  

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  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on this day in history.