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Famous Deaths In February - 05

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0995  On this day in history death of william IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)  

1520  Death of Sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493) on February - 05.  

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

1591  On this day in history gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies  

1658  Maria Margaretha van Angels, Dutch prioress at Oirschot, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1679  On this day in history joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91  

1705  On this day in history jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37  

1721  James Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47 on February - 05.  

1738  On February - 05 georg Reidel, composer, dies at 61  

1745  On February - 05 coelestin Praelisauer, composer, dies at 49  

1754  Nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75 on February - 05.  

1758  On this day in history bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45  

1766  Death of Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705) on this day in history.  

1775  Death of Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (b. 1692) on February - 05.  

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

1807  Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1812  On this day in history franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74  

1822  Ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77 on this day in history.  

1825  On this day in history pierre Gaveaux, composer, dies at 64  

1831  Death of John CJ van Speijk, commits suicide at 29 on February - 05.  

1838  Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1867  Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies on February - 05.  

1881  On February - 05 thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

1888  On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

1892  On this day in history death of emilie Flygare-Carlén, Swedish novelist (b. 1807)  

1897  On this day in history hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

1907  Ludwig Thuille, composer, dies at 45 on February - 05.  

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

1915  Death of Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850) on February - 05.  

1917  On February - 05 paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

1919  On February - 05 vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62  

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

1924  Alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history andre Gedalge, composer, dies at 69  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0976  Sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017) was born on this day in history.  

1505  On this day in history birth of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)  

1519  On February - 05 birth of rené of Châlon, (d. 1544)  

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

1589  Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright/poet was born on February - 05.  

1589  On February - 05 birth of esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669)  

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

1626  Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696) was born on this day in history.