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Famous Deaths In February - 01

Friday, 22 August 2014

0656  Sigebert III, king of Austrasia, dies at about 25 on this day in history.  

1204  Death of Alexius IV Angelus, regent of Byzantium (1203-04), murdered on this day in history.  

1248  Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies on this day in history.  

1294  On this day in history louis II, the Stern, ruler of Upper-Bayern, dies  

1328  Charles IV, the Handsome, King of France (1322-28), dies on this day in history.  

1502  On this day in history olivier de la Marche, Flemish writer/poet/governor, dies  

1542  On this day in history death of girolamo Aleandro, Italian Catholic cardinal (b. 1480)  

1563  Death of Menas, Emperor of Ethiopia (died of fever) on this day in history.  

1590  Death of Lawrence Humphrey,English clergyman and educator on this day in history.  

1650  On this day in history death of rene Descartes, philosopher "I think therefore I am", stops thinking  

1666  On this day in history sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (Taj-Mahal), dies  

1669  Death of Abandoned child, Huygens friend poet Catharina Questiers, buried at 31 on this day in history.  

1691  Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1694  John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1718  Death of Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660) on this day in history.  

1733  August II, the Strong, King of Poland (355 children), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1734  Death of John Floyer, English physician and writer (b. 1649) on this day in history.  

1743  Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni, Italian composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1747  On this day in history jacobus E J Capitein, Dutch slave/vicar/merchant, dies  

1761  On this day in history death of pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian (b. 1682)  

1768  On this day in history death of sir Robert Rich, 4th Baronet, British cavalry officer (b. 1685)  

1793  Death of William Wildman Shute Barrington, British statesman (b. 1717) on this day in history.  

1795  Giacomo Insanguine, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1818  Giuseppi Gazzaniga, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1824  On this day in history maria Theresia von Paradis, composer, dies at 64  

1832  On this day in history ecco Epkema, Dutch classic linguist (Frisian/Old Frisian), dies at 71  

1838  Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1839  Giuseppe Valadier, Italian architect/archaeologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history death of edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln  

1851  On this day in history mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist (Frankenstein), dies at 53  

1869  Frederik W Conrad, hydraulic engineer/railway pioneer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1871  Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1873  Matthew Maury, hydrographer, dies on this day in history.  

1875  William Sterndale Bennett, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1261  On this day in history birth of walter de Stapledon, English bishop (d. 1326)  

1459  On this day in history birth of conrad Celtes, German scholar (d. 1508)  

1462  On this day in history birth of johannes Trithemius, German cryptographer (d. 1516)  

1552  Edward Coke, Mileham Norfolk, jurist/politician (defended common law) was born on this day in history.  

1603  On this day in history birth of michael Trumper, composer  

1605  Isaac Aboab de Fonseca, Portuguese/Neth rabbi/mystic was born on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history birth of gabriel Schutz, composer  

1635  Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (d. 1689) was born on this day in history.