Famous Deaths In February - 06
Monday, 26 September 2016
0743 Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52 on February - 06.
0891 On February - 06 photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies
1140 Thurstan, archbishop of York, dies on this day in history.
1378 Death of Jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338) on this day in history.
1497 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1515 Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on February - 06.
1585 On this day in history death of edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
1593 Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on February - 06.
1612 On February - 06 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 On February - 06 prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
1695 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
1699 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies on February - 06.
1725 On February - 06 johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on February - 06.
1783 Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on this day in history.
1785 On February - 06 iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48
1793 Carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85 on February - 06.
1798 Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1804 On February - 06 joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.
1816 On February - 06 death of maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744)
1833 On this day in history death of pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)
1834 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on this day in history.
1855 On February - 06 death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)
1859 Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1865 John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 on February - 06.
1881 Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on February - 06.
1896 On this day in history abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82
1897 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on February - 06.
1899 Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67 on February - 06.
1910 On February - 06 death of alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
1914 On February - 06 j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69
1916 Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on this day in history.