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Famous Deaths In December - 26

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

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  

1458  On December - 26 death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  

1476  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  

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 this day in history.  

1658  On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78  

1676  Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on December - 26.  

1679  On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53  

1731  On this day in history death of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672)  

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

1740  Mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies on this day in history.  

1771  On December - 26 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 this day in history.  

1784  On this day in history death of seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743)  

1786  Death of Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713) on December - 26.  

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

1837  On December - 26 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  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 December - 26.  

1869  Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on December - 26.  

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

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  On December - 26 death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)  

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

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  On December - 26 birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  

1532  On December - 26 birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

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  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess was born on December - 26.  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.