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Famous Deaths In February - 05

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0995  On February - 05 death of william IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)  

1520  On February - 05 death of sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493)  

1578  Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies on this day in history.  

1591  On February - 05 gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies  

1658  On February - 05 maria Margaretha van Angels, Dutch prioress at Oirschot, dies at 52  

1679  On February - 05 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

1705  Jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

1721  James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1738  Georg Reidel, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1745  Coelestin Praelisauer, composer, dies at 49 on February - 05.  

1754  Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1758  Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45 on February - 05.  

1766  Death of Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705) on February - 05.  

1775  Death of Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (b. 1692) on this day in history.  

1790  Death of William Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist (b. 1710) on this day in history.  

1807  On this day in history pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter, dies at 80  

1812  Franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74 on February - 05.  

1822  On February - 05 ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77  

1825  Pierre Gaveaux, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1831  Death of John CJ van Speijk, commits suicide at 29 on this day in history.  

1838  On this day in history philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

1867  On February - 05 salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies  

1881  On this day in history thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

1888  On February - 05 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

1892  Death of Emilie Flygare-Carlén, Swedish novelist (b. 1807) on this day in history.  

1897  Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

1907  Ludwig Thuille, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history petrus A Cronjé, Transvaal Boer general, dies  

1915  On February - 05 death of ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850)  

1917  Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1919  Vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1922  James William Tate, composer, dies at 46 on February - 05.  

1924  Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83 on February - 05.  

1926  Andre Gedalge, composer, dies at 69 on February - 05.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

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0976  Sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017) was born on February - 05.  

1505  Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572) was born on February - 05.  

1519  On this day in history birth of rené of Châlon, (d. 1544)  

1534  Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612) was born on this day in history.  

1589  On this day in history birth of honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright/poet  

1589  Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1608  Gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666) was born on this day in history.  

1626  On February - 05 birth of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)