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Famous Deaths In February - 20

Friday, 27 May 2016

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

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

1258  Death of Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad on this day in history.  

1408  Death of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, English statesman (b. 1342) on February - 20.  

1431  Martinus V, [Oddo Colonna], Italian Pope, dies on this day in history.  

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

1569  Mark van Vaernewijck, Flemish nobleman/politician, dies at 50 on February - 20.  

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

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  John Dowland, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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

1746  On this day in history guillaume Coustou Sr, French sculptor (Mary Leszczynska), dies at 68  

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  Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71 on February - 20.  

1778  Death of Laura Bassi, Italian scholar (b. 1711) on February - 20.  

1786  On this day in history johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 70  

1788  Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1790  Joseph II, Emperor of Holy Roman empire, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1817  Martin de Ron, composer, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  On February - 20 birth of johannes Schenck, German/Neth composer, baptised  

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

1745  Johann Peter Salomon, composer was born on this day in history.  

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