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Famous Deaths In February - 05

Monday, 22 December 2014

0995  Death of William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937) on this day in history.  

1520  Death of Sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493) on this day in history.  

1578  On February - 05 giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies  

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  Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on February - 05.  

1705  On February - 05 jean Gilles, composer, dies at 37  

1721  On February - 05 james Stanhope 1st earl of Stanhope, English general, dies at 47  

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

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  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 February - 05.  

1807  Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter, dies at 80 on February - 05.  

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 February - 05.  

1838  Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 on February - 05.  

1867  Salomon Munk, published Arabic edition of Maimounides, dies on this day in history.  

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  Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on February - 05.  

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

1911  Petrus A Cronjé, Transvaal Boer general, dies on this day in history.  

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

1917  Paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41 on February - 05.  

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  On February - 05 alexis Hollander, composer, dies at 83  

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

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

1534  On February - 05 birth of giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612)  

1589  On February - 05 birth of honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French playwright/poet  

1589  Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669) was born on February - 05.  

1608  On this day in history birth of gaspar Schott, German mathematician (d. 1666)  

1626  Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné, French author (d. 1696) was born on February - 05.