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Famous Deaths In February - 10

Thursday, 24 April 2014

1126  Death of William IX, Duke of Aquitaine, poet (b. 1071) on this day in history.  

1134  On this day in history robert III/II Curthouse, Duke of Normandy, dies  

1162  On this day in history boudouin III, son of King Fulco of Anjou/husband of Theodora, dies  

1242  On this day in history death of emperor Shijō of Japan (b. 1231)  

1278  Death of Margaret II of Flanders (b. 1202) on this day in history.  

1482  Luca della Robbia, Italian sculptor (majolica reliefs), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1495  On this day in history death of william Stanley, Engl lord chamberlain, executed for conspiracy  

1567  On this day in history death of lord Darnley Stuart, husband of English queen Mary, murdered  

1576  On this day in history death of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (b. 1532)  

1588  On this day in history joost Sybrantsz Buyck, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at about 82  

1598  On this day in history anna van Bull, 1st wife of Polish/Swedish king Sigismund II, dies  

1657  On this day in history sebastian Stosskopf, Elzabethian painter, dies at 59  

1678  Death of Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried on this day in history.  

1686  William Dugdale, Garter King of Arms (1677-86), dies on this day in history.  

1711  Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Meleager & Atalante), dies at 22 on this day in history.  

1722  On this day in history death of bartholomew Roberts, Welsh pirate (b. 1682)  

1755  Death of Montesquieu, French writer (b. 1689) on this day in history.  

1758  On this day in history death of thomas Ripley, English architect  

1772  Jozef Wenceslas, monarch of Liechtenstein/general, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1774  Florian Leopold Gassmann, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1782  Death of Friedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (b. 1702) on this day in history.  

1783  James Nares, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1816  On this day in history johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer, dies at 74  

1822  Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon-Teschen/governor of Hungary, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1825  On this day in history paul van Hemert, Dutch theologist/philosopher (Kant), dies at 68  

1829  On this day in history leo XII, [Annibale Sermattei], Italian Pope (1823-29), dies at 68  

1832  On this day in history antonio Benedetto Maria Puccini, composer, dies at 84  

1837  On this day in history alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37  

1857  On this day in history death of david Thompson, Canadian explorer (b. 1770)  

1861  On this day in history francis Danby, Exmouth, painter, dies  

1865  Death of Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (b. 1804) on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history johan August Soderman, composer, dies at 43  

1887  On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

1891  Death of Sofia Kovalevskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1850) on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1499  Thomas Platter, Swiss humanist (d. 1582) was born on this day in history.  

1524  Albrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (d. 1580) was born on this day in history.  

1606  Christine Marie of France, regent of Savoy (d. 1663) was born on this day in history.  

1609  John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier was born on this day in history.  

1637  On this day in history birth of henriette Catharina van Nassau, Dutch daughter of Frederik Henry  

1670  On this day in history birth of norbert van Flowers, [Cephalus], Flemish painter  

1670  On this day in history birth of william Congreve, England, writer (Old Bachelor, Way of the World)  

1685  Aaron Hill, English playwright/poet (Tragedy of Zara) was born on this day in history.