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Famous Deaths In February - 17

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

0364  On this day in history flavius Jovianus, Christian emperor of Rome (363-64), dies at about 32  Click To Search About This In Google

0440  On February - 17 death of mesrop Mashtots  Click To Search About This In Google

0956  Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55 on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1339  On February - 17 death of otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)  Click To Search About This In Google

1371  On this day in history death of ivan Alexander of Bulgaria  Click To Search About This In Google

1596  Death of Friedrich Sylburg, German classical scholar (b. 1536) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1600  On this day in history death of giordano Bruno, advocate of Copernican theory, burned at stake  Click To Search About This In Google

1609  On February - 17 death of ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549)  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  On February - 17 ernst of Bayern, prince/bishop of Luik/archbish Cologne, dies at 57  Click To Search About This In Google

1624  Death of Juan de Mariana, Spanish historian (b. 1536) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1652  Gregorio Allegri, Italian singer/composer (Miserere), dies at about 67 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1654  Michael Lohr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1659  Death of Abel Servien, French diplomat (b. 1593) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1673  Moliare, [Jean Baptiste Poquelin], French author (Learned Lady), dies on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1680  On this day in history death of denzil Holles, 1st Baron Holles, English statesman and writer (b. 1599)  Click To Search About This In Google

1688  Death of Rev James Renwick, hanged in Scotland for being a Presbyterian on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1715  Antoine Galland, French interpreter, dies at 68 on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1732  Louis Marchand, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1768  On this day in history death of arthur Onslow, English politician (b. 1691)  Click To Search About This In Google

1780  Death of Andreas Felix von Oefele, German historian and librarian (b. 1706) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1796  James Macpherson, poet, dies on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1815  Franz Gotz, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1827  On this day in history johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Swiss educator, dies at 81  Click To Search About This In Google

1841  On this day in history ferdinando Carulli, composer, dies at 70  Click To Search About This In Google

1847  William Collins, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1852  On February - 17 micha Joseph Levenson, Hebrew poet, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1854  Hugues F R de Lamennais, French priest/writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1856  On this day in history heinrich Heine, German poet, dies at 58 in Paris  Click To Search About This In Google

1874  [Lambert] Adolphe J Quetelet, Belg astronomer/sociologist, dies at 77 on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1875  On February - 17 luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet, dies at 33  Click To Search About This In Google

1878  On February - 17 jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet, dies at 59  Click To Search About This In Google

1883  On February - 17 napoleon Coste, composer, dies at 76  Click To Search About This In Google

1890  Death of Christopher Sholes, American inventor (b. 1819) on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1901  Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1444  Rudolf Agricola, [Roelof Huysman], Dutch humanist/organist was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1490  On February - 17 birth of charles de Bourbon, officer/governor (Lombardy)  Click To Search About This In Google

1519  Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563) was born on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1581  Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (d. 1653) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1583  On February - 17 birth of j Henry Alting, Dutch theologist  Click To Search About This In Google

1646  On this day in history birth of pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert, French economist (d. 1714)  Click To Search About This In Google

1653  Arcangelo Corelli, Fusignano Italy, violinist/comp (Concerto Grossi) was born on February - 17.  Click To Search About This In Google

1667  On February - 17 birth of georg Bronner, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

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