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Famous Deaths In December - 26

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0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

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  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

1530  On December - 26 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 this day in history gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies  

1658  Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.  

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

1679  On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53  

1731  Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on this day in history.  

1736  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1740  On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies  

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  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  John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1827  Jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.  

1836  Hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63 on December - 26.  

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  Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1869  On December - 26 death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)  

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

1887  Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on December - 26.  

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

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 December - 26.  

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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  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

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 December - 26 birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  

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.