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Famous Deaths In February - 12

Friday, 24 February 2017

1128  On this day in history toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies  

1242  Death of Hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide on this day in history.  

1538  On this day in history albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57  

1554  Death of Jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17 on February - 12.  

1571  Death of Nicholas Throckmorton, English diplomat and politician (b. 1515) on this day in history.  

1590  Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1595  Death of Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553) on February - 12.  

1616  John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1624  On this day in history death of george Heriot, Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist (b. 1563)  

1630  Death of Fynes Moryson, English traveler and writer (b. 1566) on this day in history.  


1684  On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67  

1700  Death of Aleksei Shein, Russian general and statesman (b. 1662) on February - 12.  

1724  On this day in history death of elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648)  

1728  Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on February - 12.  

1738  On February - 12 james Sherard, composer, dies at 71  

1762  On February - 12 laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68  

1763  Death of Pierre de Marivaux, French writer (b. 1688) on this day in history.  

1771  Adolf Frederik, king of Sweden (1751-70), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1787  Ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1789  On this day in history death of ethan Allen, American patriot (b. 1738)  

1799  On February - 12 frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer, dies at 67  

1804  On this day in history immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79  

1820  On this day in history guillaume Albert Teniers, composer, dies at 71  

1834  Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1837  On February - 12 ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50  

1861  On this day in history hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

1889  Andrew Greenwood, cricketer (batted in Eng's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies on this day in history.  

1894  Death of Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830) on this day in history.  

1896  On February - 12 charles Louis Ambrose Thomas, French composer (Mignon), dies at 84  

1901  Ramon de Campoamor bon Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Colon), dies at 83 on February - 12.  

1903  Death of Gaspar Núñez de Arce, Spanish dramatist and statesman (b. 1834) on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history marcel Schwob, French writer/journalist (Coeur double), dies  

1915  Charles Emile Waldteufel, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1916  J W Richard Dedekind, German mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1074  Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101) was born on February - 12.  

1211  Henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35) was born on this day in history.  

1218  On this day in history birth of kujo Yoritsune, Japanese shogun (d. 1256)  

1438  On February - 12 birth of adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen  

1474  On this day in history birth of lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat  

1567  On February - 12 birth of thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician  

1584  On February - 12 birth of casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)  

1585  On this day in history birth of caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy  


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