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Famous Deaths In February - 12

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1128  Toghtekin, slave/atabek of Damascus, dies on this day in history.  

1242  On February - 12 death of hendrik VII, Roman Catholics German king (1220-35), commits suicide  

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 February - 12 francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer/diplomat, dies at 65  

1595  On this day in history death of archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)  

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

1684  Pietro Andrea Ziani, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

1724  Death of Elkanah Settle, English writer (b. 1648) on this day in history.  

1728  On February - 12 agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73  

1738  James Sherard, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history adolf Frederik, king of Sweden (1751-70), dies at 60  

1787  On February - 12 ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75  

1789  Death of Ethan Allen, American patriot (b. 1738) on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history frantisek Xaver Dusek, composer, dies at 67  

1804  Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1820  Guillaume Albert Teniers, composer, dies at 71 on February - 12.  

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

1837  Ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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  On February - 12 death of hans von Bülow, German pianist and composer (b. 1830)  

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 this day in history.  

1903  Death of Gaspar Núñez de Arce, Spanish dramatist and statesman (b. 1834) on February - 12.  

1905  Marcel Schwob, French writer/journalist (Coeur double), dies on February - 12.  

1915  Charles Emile Waldteufel, composer, dies at 77 on February - 12.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In February - 12

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1074  On February - 12 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  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 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 February - 12 birth of caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy