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Famous Deaths In February - 20

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

1154  Death of Saint Wulfric of Haselbury Plucknett on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies  

1524  On February - 20 death of tecún Umán, last leader of the Quiché-Maya  

1569  On this day in history mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50  

1579  Death of Nicholas Bacon, English politician (b. 1509) on February - 20.  

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1595  Ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41 on February - 20.  

1618  Death of Philip William, Prince of Orange (b. 1554) on February - 20.  

1626  On this day in history john Dowland, composer, dies  

1628  Gregor Aichinger, German composer/organist, dies at about 63 on February - 20.  

1656  On this day in history james Ussher, Irish bible scholar/anglican archbishop, dies at 76  

1667  David ben Samuel Halevi, rabbi/author (Shulchan Aruch), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1737  Elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies on this day in history.  

1746  Guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68 on February - 20.  

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

1771  Death of Jean Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist (b. 1678) on February - 20.  

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  Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of marie Dumesnil, French actress (b. 1713)  

1806  Death of Lachlan McIntosh, Scottish-born American military and political leader (b. 1725) on February - 20.  

1809  Johann Joseph Emmert, composer, dies at 76 on February - 20.  

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

1817  Martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27 on February - 20.  

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

1848  [Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of Neth/gen-maj, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 20

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1494  On February - 20 birth of johan Friis, chancellor (Denmark, helped formed Lutheranism)  

1507  Gentile Bellini, Italian artist (Sultan Mohammed II) was born on this day in history.  

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

1632  On this day in history birth of thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)  

1633  Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher was born on February - 20.  

1656  Johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1734  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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