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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Sunday, 26 April 2015

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

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

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  On February - 08 death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator  

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

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

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  Death of Francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered on February - 08.  

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

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

1725  On February - 08 peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52  

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

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 February - 08 augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies  

1797  Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 on February - 08.  

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

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

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  Death of Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) on February - 08.  

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

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1191  On this day in history birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  

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  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on February - 08.  

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

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

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)