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Famous Deaths In February - 12

Saturday, 28 February 2015

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

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

1538  Albrecht Altdorfer, German painter, dies at about 57 on this day in history.  

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

1571  On this day in history death of nicholas Throckmorton, English diplomat and politician (b. 1515)  

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

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 February - 12.  

1624  On February - 12 death of george Heriot, Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist (b. 1563)  

1630  Death of Fynes Moryson, English traveler and writer (b. 1566) on February - 12.  

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

1700  On this day in history death of aleksei Shein, Russian general and statesman (b. 1662)  

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

1728  Agostino Steffani, Italian/German diplomat/composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1771  On this day in history adolf Frederik, king of Sweden (1751-70), dies at 60  

1787  On this day in history ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75  

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  Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79 on February - 12.  

1820  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history death of gaspar Núñez de Arce, Spanish dramatist and statesman (b. 1834)  

1905  Marcel Schwob, French writer/journalist (Coeur double), dies on this day in history.  

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

1916  On this day in history j W Richard Dedekind, German mathematician, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 12

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

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 this day in history birth of adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen  

1474  Lorenzo Campeggi(o), archbishop of Bologna/diplomat was born on this day in history.  

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

1584  On this day in history birth of casparus Barleaus, Flemish theologist/poet (Muiderkring)  

1585  Caspar Bartholin, Malmö , physician, theologian, writer on anatomy was born on February - 12.