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