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Famous Deaths In February - 18

Friday, 12 February 2016

0814  Death of Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on this day in history.  

0901  Death of Thabit ibn Qurra, Arab astronomer and mathematician (b. 826) on this day in history.  

0999  Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on this day in history.  

1139  Death of Prince Yaropolk II of Kiev (b. 1082) on February - 18.  

1217  On February - 18 alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59  

1294  Death of Kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor (b. 1215) on this day in history.  

1379  Death of Albert II of Mecklenburg (b. 1318) on February - 18.  

1397  Enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1405  Death of Tamerlane, Mongol Emperor (b. 1336) on this day in history.  

1455  Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies on February - 18.  

1478  Death of Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on February - 18.  

1535  On February - 18 agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48  

1546  On this day in history martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62  

1564  On this day in history michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88  

1583  On February - 18 death of antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (b. 1503)  

1587  On this day in history death of mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]  

1654  On this day in history death of jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, French writer (b. 1594)  

1660  Death of Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.  

1683  On this day in history nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher, dies at 62  

1712  Duke of Bourgondie, French king Louis XIV's grandson, dies on February - 18.  

1718  On this day in history death of pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)  

1743  On this day in history death of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (b. 1667)  

1745  On this day in history nicola Fago, composer, dies at 67  

1748  Death of Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1677) on February - 18.  

1772  On this day in history death of johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712)  

1778  Death of Joseph Marie Terray, French statesman (b. 1715) on this day in history.  

1780  On February - 18 death of kristijonas Donelaitis, Lithuanian poet (b. 1714)  

1788  Death of John Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (b. 1713) on this day in history.  

1790  On this day in history wilhelm Gottfried Enderle, composer, dies at 67  

1799  Maurus Haberhauer, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1803  On February - 18 j W L Gleim, writer, dies  

1807  On February - 18 august G Meissner, German estheticus/literary, dies at 53  

1817  On February - 18 giacomo Quarenghi, master builder (Hermitage Theater), dies at 72  

1829  Jan Krtitel Kuchar, composer, dies at 77 on February - 18.  

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1374  On this day in history birth of saint Jadwiga of Poland, queen of Poland (d. 1399)  

1404  On February - 18 birth of leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)  

1486  Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer was born on February - 18.  

1516  Mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58) was born on this day in history.  

1530  Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1543  On February - 18 birth of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1608)  

1559  Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian was born on this day in history.  

1602  On this day in history birth of per Brahe (the younger), Swedish soldier (d. 1680)  

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