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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  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  Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on this day in history.  

1658  On this day in history maria Margaretha van Angels, Dutch prioress at Oirschot, dies at 52  

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

1745  On this day in history coelestin Praelisauer, composer, dies at 49  

1754  On February - 05 nicolaas S Cruquius, hydraulic engineer, (Haarlemmermeer), dies at 75  

1758  Bernhard Christian Weber, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1766  On February - 05 death of leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)  

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

1790  On this day in history death of william Cullen, Scottish physician and chemist (b. 1710)  

1807  On February - 05 pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter, dies at 80  

1812  Franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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  Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 on February - 05.  

1888  On this day in history 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  On February - 05 hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

1907  On this day in history ludwig Thuille, composer, dies at 45  

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

1915  On this day in history death of ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850)  

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

1919  On this day in history vasili V Rozanov, Russian philosopher/writer, dies at 62  

1922  On February - 05 james William Tate, composer, dies at 46  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

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0976  On February - 05 birth of sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017)  

1505  On February - 05 birth of aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572)  

1519  René of Châlon, (d. 1544) was born on February - 05.  

1534  Giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612) was born on February - 05.  

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

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

1608  On February - 05 birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

1626  On this day in history birth of marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696)