Famous Deaths In February - 06
Thursday, 25 August 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 On February - 06 death of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338)
1497 On this day in history john Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
1515 On February - 06 death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer
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 this day in history.
1612 Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
1725 On February - 06 johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
1775 On this day in history death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)
1783 On February - 06 lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67
1785 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on February - 06.
1793 On this day in history carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
1798 Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1804 Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1807 On this day in history john Reid, composer, dies at 85
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.
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 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on this day in history.
1855 Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on this day in history.
1859 On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
1865 On February - 06 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 On February - 06 abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82
1897 On this day in history ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies
1899 On February - 06 georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67
1910 On this day in history death of alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839)
1914 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on February - 06.
1916 On this day in history anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73