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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

1124  Stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies on this day in history.  

1245  Johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies on this day in history.  

1250  On February - 08 death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

1265  On this day in history death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  

1303  Nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies on this day in history.  

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on February - 08.  

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on this day in history.  

1587  Death of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] on February - 08.  

1599  Death of Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on February - 08.  


1611  Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on this day in history.  

1623  Death of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546) on this day in history.  

1650  On this day in history john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74  

1676  On this day in history aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46  

1686  Death of Francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered on this day in history.  

1691  On this day in history carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79  

1709  Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1725  On this day in history peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52  

1740  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1749  Jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66 on February - 08.  

1750  On February - 08 death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)  

1768  Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on this day in history.  

1771  Augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies on February - 08.  

1797  On this day in history johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81  

1801  Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43 on February - 08.  

1821  On this day in history paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62  

1824  On February - 08 rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71  

1849  On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

1856  On February - 08 death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

1874  David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on February - 08.  

1878  On this day in history elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

1884  Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on February - 08.  

1907  On this day in history hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52  

1909  On February - 08 edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80  

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1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on this day in history.  

1291  On this day in history birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on this day in history.  

1552  On February - 08 birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  On February - 08 birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  On this day in history birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

1649  On this day in history birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)  


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