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Famous Deaths In February - 08

Friday, 29 July 2016

1124  On February - 08 stefanus of Thiers/Muret, founder of order of Grammond/saint, dies  

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

1296  Death of King Przemysł II of Poland (b. 1257) on February - 08.  

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 this day in history.  

1587  On February - 08 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.  

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1611  On February - 08 jan H Van Linschoten, traveller/writer (Reys-Gheschrift), dies  

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  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 February - 08.  

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

1740  On February - 08 clement XII, [Lorenzo Corsini], blind Pope (1730-40), dies at 87  

1749  On this day in history jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66  

1750  On February - 08 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  On this day in history johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81  

1801  On February - 08 johann Chrysostomus Drexel, composer, dies at 43  

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 February - 08.  

1849  On this day in history france Preseren, Slovenian poet (Sonetni Venec), dies at 48  

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

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 People Born On This Day In History

1191  Yaroslav II of Russia (d. 1246) was born on this day in history.  

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 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  Samuel Butler, England, poet/satirist (Hudibras) (baptized) was born on February - 08.  

1649  Gabriel Daniel, French Jesuit historian (d. 1728) was born on February - 08.  

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