Famous Deaths In February - 15
Sunday, 01 February 2015
1043 Gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52 on this day in history.
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 February - 15.
1580 On this day in history cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies
1597 On this day in history pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66
1600 On February - 15 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 Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1660 On February - 15 klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72
1680 On this day in history jan Swammerdam, Dutch entomologist (Bible of Nature), dies at 41
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 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 On February - 15 carlo Cecere, composer, dies at 54
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 On February - 15 william Blackstone, jurist, dies
1781 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
1831 On February - 15 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 February - 15.
1839 Death of Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803) on February - 15.
1841 Sibrand Acker Stratingh, Dutch dr/chemist (electrical car), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1843 Death of Theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek military figure (b. 1770) on February - 15.
1844 On February - 15 henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86
1847 Death of Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) on this day in history.
1848 Death of Hermann von Boyen, Prussian field marshal (b. 1771) on February - 15.
1849 On February - 15 pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44