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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1296  On this day in history death of king Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257)  

1303  On February - 08 nanshu, Zen teacher (Rinzai line)/founder (Zounan temple), dies  

1513  On February - 08 alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies  

1529  On February - 08 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  On February - 08 death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator  

1611  On this day in history 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  On this day in history aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov-czar of Russia, dies at 46  

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  Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on February - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1750  Death of Aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685) on this day in history.  

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  Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on February - 08.  

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

1849  On February - 08 france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1586  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on February - 08.  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on February - 08.  

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on February - 08.