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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 February - 08.  

1245  On this day in history johannes de Rupella/de la Rochelle, French theologist, dies  

1250  On this day in history death of robert I of Artois, French crusader (b. 1216)  

1265  Death of Hulagu Khan, Mongol ruler (b. 1217) on February - 08.  

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on this day in history.  

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

1513  Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish explorer (Curacao & Bonaire), dies on February - 08.  

1529  Death of Baldassare Castiglione, Italian writer and diplomat (b. 1478) on February - 08.  

1587  Death of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [NS=Feb 18] on this day in history.  

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

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 February - 08.  

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  On February - 08 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 this day in history.  

1725  Peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia (1682-1725), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

1768  Death of George Dance the Elder, English architect (b. 1695) on February - 08.  

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 this day in history johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43  

1821  Paul Anton Wineberger, composer, dies at 62 on February - 08.  

1824  On February - 08 rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71  

1849  France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48 on February - 08.  

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  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  Hendrik W Bakhuis Roozeboom, chemist (fasenleer), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history edouard Silas, composer, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 08

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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 February - 08 birth of ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)  

1552  Agrippa d'Aubigné, French poet and soldier (d. 1630) was born on this day in history.  

1577  On this day in history birth of robert Burton, writer, Anglican clergyman (Anatomy of Melancholy)  

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

1612  On February - 08 birth of samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized)  

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