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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

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

1245  On February - 08 johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on this day in history.  

1265  On February - 08 death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on February - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1529  On this day in history death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  

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

1599  Death of Robert Rollock, Scottish educator on this day in history.  

1611  On February - 08 jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies  

1623  On February - 08 death of thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546)  

1650  On February - 08 john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74  

1676  Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on February - 08.  

1686  On February - 08 death of francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  

1691  Carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79 on February - 08.  

1709  On February - 08 giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50  

1725  Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52 on February - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)  

1768  Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on February - 08.  

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

1797  Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1801  Johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1821  Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

1849  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on February - 08.  

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

1874  David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1878  Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1884  On February - 08 arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76  

1907  Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52 on February - 08.  

1909  Edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on this day in history.  

1487  On February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

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

1577  On February - 08 birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

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

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