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Famous Deaths In February - 25

Thursday, 27 November 2014

0779  Walburgis, Anglo-Saxon abbess/saint (Walpurgis Night), dies on February - 25.  

1246  On February - 25 death of dafydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd  

1247  On this day in history hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies  

1495  Djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

1522  On this day in history death of william Lilye, English classical scholar  

1536  On February - 25 death of berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492)  

1553  Death of Hirate Masahide, Japanese diplomat and tutor of Oda Nobunaga (suicide) (b. 1492) on this day in history.  

1558  On this day in history death of eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498)  

1601  On February - 25 death of robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth  

1602  Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on February - 25.  

1634  On February - 25 death of albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein, German duke, murdered at 50  

1643  On February - 25 marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60  

1655  On this day in history death of daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (b. 1580)  

1682  On this day in history death of alessandro Stradella, Italian violist/composer, murdered at 37  

1713  Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55 on February - 25.  

1715  Death of Pu Songling, Chinese writer (b. 1640) on this day in history.  

1719  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66 on February - 25.  

1723  On February - 25 christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90  

1756  On February - 25 death of eliza Haywood, English actress and writer (b. 1693)  

1798  On February - 25 death of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (b. 1716)  

1805  On February - 25 death of thomas Pownall, British colonial statesman (b. 1722)  

1826  Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at 60 on February - 25.  

1850  On February - 25 death of daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782)  

1851  Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53 on February - 25.  

1852  Thomas Moore, writer (Utopia), dies on this day in history.  

1860  Death of Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman, educator, and lexicographer (b. 1790) on this day in history.  

1865  On February - 25 otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47  

1894  On February - 25 james Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51  

1899  Paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies on this day in history.  

1901  On February - 25 jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71  

1902  Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77 on February - 25.  

1906  Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1912  On February - 25 death of guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852)  

1914  On this day in history john Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1398  Xuande, Emperor of China (d. 1435) was born on February - 25.  

1591  On this day in history birth of friedrich von Spee, German writer (d. 1635)  

1635  Walraad, the Elder, Dutch fieldmarshall/earl of Nassau-Usingen was born on this day in history.  

1643  Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) was born on this day in history.  

1663  On February - 25 birth of pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (d. 1718)  

1680  On February - 25 birth of philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer  

1682  Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (d. 1771) was born on February - 25.  

1692  Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von Pöllnitz, German adventurer and writer (d. 1775) was born on February - 25.