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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Thursday, 30 June 2016

1124  On this day in history stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

1245  On this day in history johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

1250  Death of Robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216) on February - 08.  

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

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1611  Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on February - 08.  

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

1650  John Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74 on this day in history.  

1676  Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1686  On this day in history death of francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered  

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

1709  On this day in history 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 February - 08.  

1749  Jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

1768  On February - 08 death of george Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695)  

1771  On this day in history augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies  

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

1801  On February - 08 johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43  

1821  On February - 08 paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62  

1824  Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1849  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1856  On this day in history death of agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773)  

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

1878  On February - 08 elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (mycologicum), dies at 83  

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

1907  On February - 08 hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52  

1909  On this day in history edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1191  On February - 08 birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  

1291  On February - 08 birth of afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57)  

1487  On this day in history birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

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

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on February - 08.  

1586  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  On February - 08 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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