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Famous Deaths In February - 25

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

1246  Death of Dafydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on February - 25.  

1247  On February - 25 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 February - 25.  

1536  Death of Berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492) on February - 25.  

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

1558  Death of Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1643  On this day in history marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60  

1655  On February - 25 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  On this day in history frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55  

1715  On February - 25 death of pu Songling, Chinese writer (b. 1640)  

1719  Giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

1756  Death of Eliza Haywood, English actress and writer (b. 1693) on February - 25.  

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

1805  On February - 25 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 this day in history ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53  

1852  On February - 25 thomas Moore, writer (Utopia), dies  

1860  Death of Chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman, educator, and lexicographer (b. 1790) on February - 25.  

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 this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies  

1901  Jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71 on February - 25.  

1902  Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1906  On February - 25 anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44  

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

1914  John Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 25

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1398  Xuande, Emperor of China (d. 1435) was born on this day in history.  

1591  Friedrich von Spee, German writer (d. 1635) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (d. 1718)  

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

1682  On this day in history birth of giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (d. 1771)  

1692  On February - 25 birth of karl Ludwig, Freiherr von Pöllnitz, German adventurer and writer (d. 1775)