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Famous Deaths In February - 05

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0995  Death of William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937) on February - 05.  

1520  On this day in history death of sten Sture the Younger, regent of Sweden (b. 1493)  

1578  Giovanni B Moroni, Italian portrait painter, dies on February - 05.  

1591  Gerard de Jode, Flemish publisher, dies on February - 05.  

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

1679  Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 on February - 05.  

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 February - 05.  

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

1745  Coelestin Praelisauer, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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

1766  On this day in history death of leopold Josef Graf Daun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1705)  

1775  On this day in history death of eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (b. 1692)  

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  On February - 05 franz Schneider, composer, dies at 74  

1822  Ali Pasha of Janina, (Napoleon, Lord Byron), dies at about 77 on February - 05.  

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

1831  On February - 05 death of john CJ van Speijk, commits suicide at 29  

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

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

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

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 February - 05 petrus A Cronjé, Transvaal Boer general, dies  

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

1917  On this day in history paul Rubens, composer, dies at 41  

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

1922  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0976  On this day in history birth of sanjō, Emperor of Japan (d. 1017)  

1505  Aegidius Tschudi, Swiss historian (d. 1572) was born on this day in history.  

1519  René of Châlon, (d. 1544) was born on this day in history.  

1534  On this day in history birth of giovanni de' Bardi, Italian writer (d. 1612)  

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

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

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.