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Famous Deaths In February - 15

Thursday, 18 September 2014

1043  Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1145  Lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies on this day in history.  

1152  On this day in history konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58  

1503  On this day in history henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies  

1568  Hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1580  Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.  

1597  On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66  

1600  Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on this day in history.  

1621  On this day in history michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50  

1637  On this day in history ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58  

1660  Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1680  Jan Swammerdam, Dutch entomologist (Bible of Nature), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1701  On this day in history adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80  

1713  On this day in history anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, writer, dies  

1738  Death of Matthias Braun, Czech sculptor (b. 1684) on this day in history.  

1744  Frantisek Antonin Mica, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1759  On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89  

1761  On this day in history carlo Cecere, composer, dies at 54  

1775  Death of Peter Dens, Flemish Catholic theologian (b. 1690) on this day in history.  

1778  Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1780  William Blackstone, jurist, dies on this day in history.  

1781  G E Lessing, writer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69  

1820  On this day in history pierre-Joseph Cambon, member of Committee the Salut Public, dies at 63  

1831  On this day in history henry Maudslay, inventor (metal lathe), dies  

1832  On this day in history hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer, dies at 85  

1835  Henry Hunt, British politican, dies on this day in history.  

1839  Death of Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) on this day in history.  

1841  On this day in history sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch dr/chemist (electrical car), dies at 53  

1843  Death of Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek military figure (b. 1770) on this day in history.  

1844  Henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1847  On this day in history death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

1848  Death of Hermann von Boyen, Prussian field marshal (b. 1771) on this day in history.  

1849  Pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 15

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1368  On this day in history birth of sigismund, Nornberg Germany, Holy Roman emperor (1410-37)  

1458  On this day in history birth of ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (d. 1490)  

1471  Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1503) was born on this day in history.  

1483  On this day in history birth of babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30  

1497  On this day in history birth of philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant  

1519  Pedro Menendez de Aviles, explorer (found St Augustine Florida) was born on this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history birth of charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims  

1557  Alfonso Fontanelli, composer was born on this day in history.