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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Thursday, 30 March 2017

0267  On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  

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  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  

1530  On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  

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 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  Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on December - 26.  

1736  Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.  

1740  On this day in history 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  Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on December - 26.  

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

1786  On December - 26 death of gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)  

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

1827  On December - 26 jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81  

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

1837  Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on December - 26.  

1861  Death of Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)  

1879  On this day in history jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  

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

1890  On December - 26 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 December - 26.  

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  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 December - 26.  

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on this day in history.  


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