Famous Deaths In February - 15
Friday, 26 May 2017
1043 On this day in history 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 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
1597 Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66 on this day in history.
1600 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?) on February - 15.
1621 Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on February - 15.
1637 On February - 15 ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58
1660 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72 on February - 15.
1680 On February - 15 jan Swammerdam, Dutch entomologist (Bible of Nature), dies at 41
1701 Adam Drese, German composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1713 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, writer, dies on this day in history.
1738 On February - 15 death of matthias Braun, Czech sculptor (b. 1684)
1744 On February - 15 frantisek Antonin Mica, composer, dies at 49
1759 On this day in history alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, dies at 89
1761 Carlo Cecere, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1775 Death of Peter Dens, Flemish Catholic theologian (b. 1690) on this day in history.
1778 On February - 15 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80
1780 William Blackstone, jurist, dies on this day in history.
1781 On February - 15 g E Lessing, writer, dies at 52
1818 On February - 15 charles XIII, King of Sweden (1809-18)/Norway (1814-18), dies at 69
1820 On February - 15 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 Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1835 Henry Hunt, British politican, dies on this day in history.
1839 On this day in history death of chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)
1841 On February - 15 sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch dr/chemist (electrical car), dies at 53
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 Death of Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) on this day in history.
1848 On this day in history death of hermann von Boyen, Prussian field marshal (b. 1771)
1849 Pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44 on February - 15.