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Famous Deaths In December - 26

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0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

1350  On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  

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

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.  

1627  On December - 26 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  On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies  

1771  On December - 26 death of claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715)  

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

1780  Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on December - 26.  

1784  Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on December - 26.  

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

1797  On this day in history john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72  

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

1836  On December - 26 hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63  

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  On December - 26 samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49  

1869  Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on this day in history.  

1879  Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on this day in history.  

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

1890  Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)  

1916  On this day in history bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81  

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

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  On this day in history birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on this day in history.  

1536  On December - 26 birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  

1542  On December - 26 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  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 this day in history.  

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