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Famous Deaths In December - 26

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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  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on December - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1658  On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

1676  Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.  

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  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1776  On December - 26 johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

1780  Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on this day in history.  

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 December - 26 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 December - 26 hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63  

1837  On December - 26 martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87  

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 December - 26.  

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 December - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1909  Death of Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861) on this day in history.  

1916  Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1917  Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily was born on this day in history.  

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on this day in history.  

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on December - 26.  

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  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on December - 26.  

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.