Famous Deaths In December - 26
Friday, 09 December 2016
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.
0268 On this day in history death of pope Dionysius
1350 On this day in history death of jean de Marigny, French bishop
1458 On this day in history death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)
1476 Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on December - 26.
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1574 On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 On this day in history 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 Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history death of john Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712)
1784 Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on December - 26.
1786 On this day in history death of gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)
1797 On December - 26 john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72
1827 Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on this day in history.
1879 On December - 26 jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies
1887 On December - 26 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 December - 26.
1917 On December - 26 louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71