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Famous Deaths In February - 12

Friday, 12 February 2016

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  On this day in history death of jane Grey, queen of England for 9 days, beheaded at 17  

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

1590  On this day in history francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65  

1595  On February - 12 death of archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)  

1616  John Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65 on February - 12.  

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

1630  On February - 12 death of fynes Moryson, English traveler and writer (b. 1566)  

1684  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on February - 12.  

1700  Death of Aleksei Shein, Russian general and statesman (b. 1662) on this day in history.  

1724  Death of Elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648) on February - 12.  

1728  On this day in history agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73  

1738  James Sherard, composer, dies at 71 on February - 12.  

1762  Laurent Belissen, composer, dies at 68 on February - 12.  

1763  On this day in history death of pierre de Marivaux, French writer (b. 1688)  

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  Death of Ethan Allen, American patriot (b. 1738) on February - 12.  

1799  Frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1804  On February - 12 immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79  

1820  On February - 12 guillaume Albert Teniers, composer, dies at 71  

1834  On this day in history friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 65  

1837  Ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50 on February - 12.  

1861  On February - 12 hippolyte-Andre-Baptiste Chelard, composer, dies at 72  

1889  On February - 12 andrew Greenwood, cricketer (batted in Eng's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies  

1894  Death of Hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830) on February - 12.  

1896  Charles Louis Ambrose Thomas, French composer (Mignon), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history charles Emile Waldteufel, composer, dies at 77  

1916  On February - 12 j W Richard Dedekind, German mathematician, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 12

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1074  On this day in history birth of conrad, King of Germany and Italy (d. 1101)  

1211  On this day in history birth of henry VII, Roman catholic German king (1220-35)  

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

1438  Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen was born on February - 12.  

1474  Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat was born on February - 12.  

1567  On this day in history birth of thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician  

1584  On this day in history 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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