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Famous Deaths In February - 15

Monday, 22 December 2014

1043  On February - 15 gisela, wife of RC-German emperor Conrad II the Salier, dies at 52  

1145  On this day in history 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 February - 15.  

1568  On this day in history hendrik van Brederode, Dutch noble (Compromise of Nobles), dies at 36  

1580  Cunerus Petri, Dutch theologist/bishop of Leeuwarden, dies on February - 15.  

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  Michael Praetorius, German composer (In Dulce Jubilo), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1637  Ferdinand II, King of Bohemia/Hun/German Emperor (1619-37), dies at 58 on February - 15.  

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

1713  Anthony Ashley Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, writer, dies on February - 15.  

1738  On February - 15 death of matthias Braun, Czech sculptor (b. 1684)  

1744  Frantisek Antonin Mica, composer, dies at 49 on February - 15.  

1759  On February - 15 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 February - 15.  

1778  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer, dies at 80  

1780  William Blackstone, jurist, dies on February - 15.  

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 February - 15.  

1831  On February - 15 henry Maudslay, inventor (metal lathe), dies  

1832  Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, composer, dies at 85 on February - 15.  

1835  On February - 15 henry Hunt, British politican, dies  

1839  On this day in history 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 February - 15 death of theodoros Kolokotronis, Greek military figure (b. 1770)  

1844  On this day in history henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86  

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

1848  On February - 15 death of hermann von Boyen, Prussian field marshal (b. 1771)  

1849  Pierre F Verhulst, Belgian mathematician (logistic curve), dies at 44 on February - 15.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 15

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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 February - 15.  

1483  On February - 15 birth of babur, founder of Mughal dynasty in India (1526-30  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, German Protestant was born on February - 15.  

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

1524  On February - 15 birth of charles de Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims  

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