Famous Deaths In December - 26
Friday, 31 October 2014
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.
0268 Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.
1350 On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop
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 this day in history.
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 On December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
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 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 On December - 26 death of claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715)
1776 Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on December - 26.
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 Death of Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713) on this day in history.
1797 On this day in history john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72
1827 Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.
1836 On December - 26 hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63
1837 On this day in history martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87
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 On December - 26 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 Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on December - 26.
1890 Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1909 On this day in history death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)
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