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Famous Deaths In February - 06

Saturday, 13 February 2016

0743  Hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52 on this day in history.  

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

1140  On this day in history thurstan, archbishop of York, dies  

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  Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on February - 06.  

1585  Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on this day in history.  

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

1612  Christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown) on February - 06.  

1617  Prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63 on February - 06.  

1695  On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies  

1699  On February - 06 jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies  

1725  Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75 on February - 06.  

1775  On February - 06 death of william Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721)  

1783  On this day in history 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 February - 06 john Reid, composer, dies at 85  

1812  On February - 06 carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104  

1816  On this day in history 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 February - 06.  

1855  Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on February - 06.  

1859  Johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

1865  On February - 06 john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33  

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

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 February - 06.  

1899  On this day in history 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  J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 06

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1461  Dzore Drzic, Croatian poet was born on February - 06.  

1564  Christopher Marlowe, English poet/dramatist (Dr Faustus) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On February - 06 birth of beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman (d. 1599)  

1608  On this day in history birth of antonio Vieira, Portuguese Jesuit preacher  

1611  On February - 06 birth of chongzhen Emperor, Emperor of China (d. 1644)  

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

1637  On this day in history birth of toyotomi Hideyoshi, unified Japan  

1639  On this day in history birth of daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (d. 1691)  

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