Famous Deaths In December - 26
Saturday, 20 December 2014
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
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 this day in history.
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1574 On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1624 On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on this day in history.
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on December - 26.
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 this day in history.
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.
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 Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on this day in history.
1780 Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on this day in history.
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 December - 26.
1797 On December - 26 john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72
1827 On December - 26 jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81
1836 On December - 26 hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63
1837 On December - 26 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 December - 26.
1862 Death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on this day in history.
1866 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1869 Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on December - 26.
1879 On this day in history jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies
1887 Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
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 December - 26.
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