Famous Deaths In December - 26
Monday, 24 July 2017
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 On this day in history death of pope Dionysius
1350 Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
1458 On December - 26 death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)
1476 On December - 26 death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1530 On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
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 December - 26.
1627 On this day in history gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies
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 Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on December - 26.
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1771 Death of Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715) on this day in history.
1776 On December - 26 johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle
1780 Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on December - 26.
1784 On this day in history death of seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743)
1786 On this day in history 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 On December - 26 jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81
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 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 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1869 On December - 26 death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)
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 this day in history death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)
1916 Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1917 Louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71 on December - 26.