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Famous Deaths In February - 25

Monday, 02 May 2016

0779  On February - 25 walburgis, Anglo-Saxon abbess/saint (Walpurgis Night), dies  

1246  On this day in history 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  On February - 25 djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35  

1522  Death of William Lilye, English classical scholar on this day in history.  

1536  Death of Berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492) on this day in history.  

1553  On this day in history death of hirate Masahide, Japanese diplomat and tutor of Oda Nobunaga (suicide) (b. 1492)  

1558  Death of Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498) on February - 25.  

1601  Death of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth on February - 25.  

1602  Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51 on this day in history.  

1634  Death of Albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein, German duke, murdered at 50 on this day in history.  

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

1655  Death of Daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (b. 1580) on this day in history.  

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  On February - 25 death of pu Songling, Chinese writer (b. 1640)  

1719  On February - 25 giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66  

1723  Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90 on February - 25.  

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

1798  Death of Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (b. 1716) on this day in history.  

1805  Death of Thomas Pownall, British colonial statesman (b. 1722) on February - 25.  

1826  On this day in history 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  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  Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47 on February - 25.  

1894  James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51 on February - 25.  

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

1901  On this day in history 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 February - 25.  

1912  Death of Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852) on February - 25.  

1914  On February - 25 john Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 25

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

1591  On February - 25 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  On this day in history birth of ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95)  

1663  Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (d. 1718) was born on this day in history.  

1680  Philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer was born on this day in history.  

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.  

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