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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Friday, 31 July 2015

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 December - 26.  

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

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

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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  On December - 26 simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

1676  Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1736  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.  

1740  Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on December - 26.  

1771  On this day in history death of claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715)  

1776  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle  

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

1784  On this day in history death of seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743)  

1786  On December - 26 death of gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)  

1797  John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 on December - 26.  

1827  On this day in history jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81  

1836  On this day in history hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63  

1837  Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on December - 26.  

1861  Death of Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on December - 26.  

1862  On this day in history 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 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  Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.  

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

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1194  On December - 26 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 this day in history birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  

1542  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

1618  On this day in history birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

1633  On this day in history birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on December - 26.  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on this day in history.  

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