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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Thursday, 02 October 2014

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

0268  On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.  

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.  

1476  On December - 26 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  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  Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.  

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 December - 26.  

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

1736  On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies  

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

1771  Death of Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715) on this day in history.  

1776  Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on December - 26.  

1780  On December - 26 death of john Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712)  

1784  Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on this day in history.  

1786  Death of Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713) on this day in history.  

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

1837  On this day in history martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1879  On December - 26 jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  

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 December - 26.  

1916  Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.  

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

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1194  Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily was born on December - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on December - 26.  

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

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on December - 26.  

1646  On December - 26 birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on December - 26.