Famous Deaths In February - 18
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
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 February - 18.
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 On February - 18 death of kublai Khan, Mongol Emperor (b. 1215)
1379 On February - 18 death of albert II of Mecklenburg (b. 1318)
1397 On February - 18 enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56
1405 Death of Tamerlane, Mongol Emperor (b. 1336) on this day in history.
1455 On this day in history fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies
1478 Death of Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on this day in history.
1535 On February - 18 agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48
1546 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1564 On February - 18 michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88
1583 On February - 18 death of antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer (b. 1503)
1587 On February - 18 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 February - 18.
1683 On February - 18 nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher, dies at 62
1712 On February - 18 duke of Bourgondie, French king Louis XIV's grandson, dies
1718 Death of Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663) on this day in history.
1743 On February - 18 death of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (b. 1667)
1745 Nicola Fago, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1748 On February - 18 death of otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal (b. 1677)
1772 Death of Johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (b. 1712) on this day in history.
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 On February - 18 death of john Whitehurst, English clockmaker and scientist (b. 1713)
1790 On February - 18 wilhelm Gottfried Enderle, composer, dies at 67
1799 On February - 18 maurus Haberhauer, composer, dies at 52
1803 J W L Gleim, writer, dies on this day in history.
1807 August G Meissner, German estheticus/literary, dies at 53 on February - 18.
1817 On this day in history giacomo Quarenghi, master builder (Hermitage Theater), dies at 72
1829 On February - 18 jan Krtitel Kuchar, composer, dies at 77