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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

1054  On this day in history yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies  

1154  On this day in history death of saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett  

1171  Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on this day in history.  

1194  On February - 20 tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies  

1258  On February - 20 death of al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad  

1408  On February - 20 death of henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342)  

1431  Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on February - 20.  

1524  On this day in history death of tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  

1569  On February - 20 mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50  

1579  On February - 20 death of nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509)  

1595  Ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1618  Death of Philip William, Prince of Orange (b. 1554) on this day in history.  

1626  John Dowland, composer, dies on February - 20.  

1628  On February - 20 gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63  

1656  On February - 20 james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76  

1667  On February - 20 david ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies  

1707  On February - 20 aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India (1658-1707), dies  

1731  On February - 20 frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50  

1737  On February - 20 elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies  

1746  Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1762  Death of Tobias Mayer, German astronomer (b. 1723) on this day in history.  

1771  On February - 20 death of jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (b. 1678)  

1773  On February - 20 charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71  

1778  Death of Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) on this day in history.  

1786  On February - 20 johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70  

1788  Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68 on February - 20.  

1790  On this day in history joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48  

1803  Death of Marie Dumesnil, French actress (b. 1713) on this day in history.  

1806  On this day in history death of lachlan McIntosh, Scottish-born American military and political leader (b. 1725)  

1809  On this day in history johann Joseph Emmert, composer, dies at 76  

1810  Death of Andreas Hofer, milt leader (fought Napoleon's France), executed at 42 on February - 20.  

1817  On February - 20 martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27  

1845  Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer, dies at 57 on February - 20.  

1848  On February - 20 [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of Neth/gen-maj, dies at 29  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

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1494  On this day in history birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  On February - 20 birth of gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II)  

1523  Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers) was born on this day in history.  

1632  On February - 20 birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  

1633  On February - 20 birth of jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher  

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on February - 20.  

1734  On February - 20 birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

1745  On February - 20 birth of johann Peter Salomon, composer