Famous Deaths In February - 15
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
1043 On February - 15 gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52
1145 On February - 15 lucius II, [Gherardo Caccianemici], Italian Pope (1144-45), dies
1152 Konrad III, Roman-German King (1138-1152), dies at about 58 on this day in history.
1503 Henry Deane, Archbishop of Canterbury (1501-03), dies on this day in history.
1568 On February - 15 hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36
1580 Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on this day in history.
1597 On February - 15 pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
1600 On this day in history jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
1621 On this day in history michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1660 On this day in history klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72
1680 Jan Swammerdam, Dutch entomologist (Bible of Nature), dies at 41 on February - 15.
1701 On February - 15 adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80
1713 On this day in history anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, writer, dies
1738 On this day in history death of matthias Braun, Czech sculptor (b. 1684)
1744 On February - 15 frantisek Antonin Mica, composer, dies at 49
1759 Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89 on February - 15.
1761 Carlo Cecere, composer, dies at 54 on February - 15.
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 On this day in history g E Lessing, writer, dies at 52
1818 Charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69 on February - 15.
1820 Pierre-Joseph Cambon, member of Committee the Salut Public, dies at 63 on this day in history.
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 On February - 15 henry Hunt, British politican, dies
1839 On February - 15 death of chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)
1841 Sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch dr/chemist (electrical car), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1843 On this day in history death of theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek military figure (b. 1770)
1844 Henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1847 On February - 15 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 February - 15.