Famous Deaths In February - 25
Sunday, 24 July 2016
0779 On February - 25 walburgis, Anglo-Saxon abbess/saint (Walpurgis Night), dies
1246 Death of Dafydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on February - 25.
1247 Hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies on this day in history.
1495 Djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35 on February - 25.
1522 On February - 25 death of william Lilye, English classical scholar
1536 Death of Berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492) on this day in history.
1553 On February - 25 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 February - 25 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 February - 25.
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 Death of Alessandro Stradella, Italian violist/composer, murdered at 37 on February - 25.
1713 On February - 25 frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55
1715 On this day in history 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 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 Death of Thomas Pownall, British colonial statesman (b. 1722) on this day in history.
1826 Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at 60 on February - 25.
1850 Death of Daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782) on this day in history.
1851 On February - 25 ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53
1852 Thomas Moore, writer (Utopia), dies on February - 25.
1860 Death of Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman, educator, and lexicographer (b. 1790) on February - 25.
1865 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47 on February - 25.
1894 On February - 25 james Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51
1899 On February - 25 paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies
1901 Jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71 on February - 25.
1902 On February - 25 carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77
1906 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history 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