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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

1054  Yaroslav I, the Wise, ruler (Kiev), dies on this day in history.  

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

1171  Death of Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138) on February - 20.  

1194  Tancredo of Lecce, King of Sicily, dies on February - 20.  

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on February - 20.  

1408  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.  

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1595  On February - 20 ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41  

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

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

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

1656  On this day in history 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  Frederich Karl Erbach, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1737  On this day in history elizabeth Rowe, poet, dies  

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

1762  On this day in history death of tobias Mayer, German astronomer (b. 1723)  

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

1773  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1809  On February - 20 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  Martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27 on February - 20.  

1845  On February - 20 pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer, dies at 57  

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

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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 February - 20.  

1523  On this day in history birth of jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)  

1632  Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories) was born on this day in history.  

1633  Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher was born on this day in history.  

1656  On this day in history birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

1734  On this day in history birth of franz Ignaz Beck, composer  

1745  On this day in history birth of johann Peter Salomon, composer  

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