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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Friday, 29 May 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  On February - 08 death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

1265  On February - 08 death of hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217)  

1296  On February - 08 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  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 February - 08.  

1599  On this day in history death of robert Rollock, Scottish educator  

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

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 February - 08.  

1676  On February - 08 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  On February - 08 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  Clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87 on February - 08.  

1749  On February - 08 jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66  

1750  On this day in history death of aaron Hill, English writer (b. 1685)  

1768  Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  Death of Agostino Bassi, Italian entomologist (b. 1773) on this day in history.  

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  Arnold Henry Guyot, Swiss/US geologist/meteorologist, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 People Born On This Day In History

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

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

1487  Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550) was born on February - 08.  

1552  On February - 08 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  On this day in history birth of jacob Praetorius, composer  

1612  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on this day in history.  

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