Famous Deaths In February - 25
Monday, 22 January 2018
0779 On this day in history walburgis, Anglo-Saxon abbess/saint (Walpurgis Night), dies
1246 On this day in history death of dafydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd
1247 Hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies on February - 25.
1495 Djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35 on this day in history.
1522 Death of William Lilye, English classical scholar on this day in history.
1536 On February - 25 death of berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492)
1553 On this day in history death of hirate Masahide, Japanese diplomat and tutor of Oda Nobunaga (suicide) (b. 1492)
1558 On February - 25 death of eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498)
1601 On this day in history death of robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth
1602 On this day in history everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
1634 Death of Albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein, German duke, murdered at 50 on this day in history.
1643 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1655 On February - 25 death of daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (b. 1580)
1682 Death of Alessandro Stradella, Italian violist/composer, murdered at 37 on this day in history.
1713 Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1715 Death of Pu Songling, Chinese writer (b. 1640) on February - 25.
1719 On February - 25 giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66
1723 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1756 Death of Eliza Haywood, English actress and writer (b. 1693) on this day in history.
1798 Death of Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (b. 1716) on February - 25.
1805 On this day in history death of thomas Pownall, British colonial statesman (b. 1722)
1826 On February - 25 piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at 60
1850 On February - 25 death of daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782)
1851 On February - 25 ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53
1852 On this day in history thomas Moore, writer (Utopia), dies
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 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51 on February - 25.
1899 On this day in history paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies
1901 On February - 25 jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71
1902 On February - 25 carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77
1906 On February - 25 anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44
1912 On this day in history death of guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852)
1914 On February - 25 john Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93