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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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

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

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

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  On February - 08 death of baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478)  

1587  On this day in history death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  

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

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

1676  On February - 08 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  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 this day in history.  

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 February - 08.  

1750  Death of Aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685) on February - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

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 February - 08.  

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 February - 08.  

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

1884  On this day in history arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76  

1907  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  

1291  Afonso IV, King of Portugal (1325-57) was born on February - 08.  

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

1552  On this day in history 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  Jacob Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1649  On February - 08 birth of gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728)