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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Tuesday, 26 July 2016

0309  On February - 16 death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

1247  Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on this day in history.  

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on February - 16.  

1391  Johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies on this day in history.  

1531  On this day in history death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)  

1538  On this day in history everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65  

1560  Death of Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat on February - 16.  

1653  On February - 16 johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70  

1710  Death of Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632) on this day in history.  

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1721  On February - 16 death of james Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)  

1754  Richard Mead, physician, dies on February - 16.  

1779  William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on February - 16.  

1791  Death of Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 on this day in history.  

1799  Charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74 on February - 16.  

1803  On this day in history jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56  

1820  On February - 16 death of georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758).  

1823  Johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69 on February - 16.  

1825  George Gerson, composer, dies at 34 on February - 16.  

1829  On this day in history francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95  

1834  Lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies on February - 16.  

1844  On February - 16 death of joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792)  

1851  Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on February - 16.  

1857  On February - 16 auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77  

1858  Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 on February - 16.  

1864  On this day in history vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58  

1892  Henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies on February - 16.  

1898  Death of Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843) on this day in history.  

1899  Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1900  George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1907  On February - 16 death of giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835)  

1910  Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1912  Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies on this day in history.  

1915  Emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1032  On this day in history birth of emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)  

1075  On this day in history birth of ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet  

1497  On this day in history birth of philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie)  

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral was born on February - 16.  

1543  Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

1620  Frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia was born on February - 16.  

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on this day in history.  

1669  On this day in history birth of arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter  

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