Famous Deaths In December - 26
Thursday, 11 February 2016
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on December - 26.
0268 On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius
1350 On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop
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 this day in history.
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.
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 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1731 On December - 26 death of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672)
1736 On December - 26 antonio Caldara, composer, dies
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 December - 26.
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 December - 26.
1786 On this day in history 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 this day in history jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81
1836 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 December - 26.
1879 On December - 26 jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies
1887 Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1890 On December - 26 heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86
1909 Death of Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861) on December - 26.
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