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Famous Deaths In February - 08

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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  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 February - 08.  

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  On February - 08 death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18]  

1599  On February - 08 death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator  

1611  Jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies on this day in history.  

1623  On this day in history death of thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (b. 1546)  

1650  On this day in history john Adriaensz, hydraulic engineer (Haarlemmermeer), dies at about 74  

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  Giuseppi Torelli, Italian composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1768  On this day in history death of george Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695)  

1771  Augusta von Saxen-Gotha, German prince Frederick Louis of Wales, dies on this day in history.  

1797  On this day in history johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81  

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

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

1824  On this day in history 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  On this day in history david F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66  

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

1884  Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on February - 08.  

1907  On this day in history 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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1191  On February - 08 birth of yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246)  

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 this day in history birth of agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630)  

1577  Robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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