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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Sunday, 26 April 2015

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.  

1530  On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

1574  On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1624  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

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 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  Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on December - 26.  

1736  On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies  

1740  On December - 26 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 this day in history johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

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  On this day in history 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  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  Death of Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.  

1862  Death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on December - 26.  

1866  On this day in history samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49  

1869  On this day in history death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)  

1879  Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on December - 26.  

1887  On December - 26 jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40  

1890  On this day in history heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86  

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  

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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 December - 26.  

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 December - 26.  

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  On December - 26 birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised