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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  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  

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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  On December - 26 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  

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  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on December - 26.  

1660  On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised