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Famous Deaths In February - 06

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

0743  Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52 on February - 06.  

0891  Photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1140  On February - 06 thurstan, archbishop of York, dies  

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  On this day in history death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer  

1585  Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on February - 06.  

1593  On February - 06 death of emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517)  

1612  On February - 06 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)  

1617  On this day in history prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63  

1695  On February - 06 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 this day in history johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75  

1775  On this day in history death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)  

1783  Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on February - 06.  

1785  Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on February - 06.  

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 this day in history joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70  

1807  On this day in history john Reid, composer, dies at 85  

1812  On this day in history carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104  

1816  Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history death of pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762)  

1834  On February - 06 death of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)  

1855  On this day in history death of josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791)  

1859  Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on February - 06.  

1865  On this day in history john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33  

1881  Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1896  Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82 on February - 06.  

1897  Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.  

1899  On February - 06 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67  

1910  Death of Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839) on this day in history.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 06

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1461  Dzore Drzic, Croatian poet was born on this day in history.  

1564  Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus) was born on February - 06.  

1577  On this day in history birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

1608  On February - 06 birth of antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

1611  Chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644) was born on February - 06.  

1612  On this day in history birth of antoine Arnauld, [Grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theologist  

1637  Toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan was born on this day in history.  

1639  Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691) was born on February - 06.  

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