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Famous Deaths In February - 16

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

0309  On this day in history death of pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded  

0923  Abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83 on February - 16.  

1247  On February - 16 death of heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)  

1279  Afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies on this day in history.  

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  Everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65 on February - 16.  

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

1653  Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1710  On February - 16 death of esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632)  

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1721  Death of James Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686) on February - 16.  

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

1779  William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history death of richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58  

1799  On this day in history charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74  

1803  Jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56 on February - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1825  On February - 16 george Gerson, composer, dies at 34  

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

1834  On this day in history lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies  

1844  Death of Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) on this day in history.  

1851  On February - 16 anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95  

1857  Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on February - 16.  

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 February - 16.  

1899  Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 on February - 16.  

1900  On this day in history george Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle  

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

1910  On this day in history albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75  

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

1915  On this day in history emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 16

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

1075  Ordericus Vitalis, French monk/historian/poet was born on this day in history.  

1497  Philipp Melanchthon, Germ, Protestant reformer (Augsburgse Confessie) was born on February - 16.  

1519  Gaspard de Coligny, Huguenot leader/French admiral was born on this day in history.  

1543  On February - 16 birth of kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)  

1620  On February - 16 birth of frederick William, Great Elector, founder of Brandenburg-Prussia  

1643  John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714) was born on February - 16.  

1669  Arnold Boonen, Dutch portrait painter was born on this day in history.  

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