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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Friday, 29 April 2016

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

0268  On this day in history death of pope Dionysius  

1350  On this day in history 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  On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  

1624  On December - 26 simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  

1627  On December - 26 gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies  

1658  Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1676  Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on this day in history.  

1679  John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on December - 26.  

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

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

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  On December - 26 death of seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743)  

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

1797  On December - 26 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  Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history death of philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52  

1862  Death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on December - 26.  

1866  On this day in history 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  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  On December - 26 death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)  

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  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  

1536  On December - 26 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 this day in history birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on December - 26.  

1646  On this day in history birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  

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

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