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Famous Deaths In February - 25

Tuesday, 24 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  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 February - 25.  

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 February - 25 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 this day in history.  

1601  Death of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1798  On this day in history death of louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (b. 1716)  

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 this day in history.  

1850  Death of Daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782) on February - 25.  

1851  On this day in history ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53  

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

1860  On February - 25 death of chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman, educator, and lexicographer (b. 1790)  

1865  Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1894  James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

1899  Paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies on February - 25.  

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

1902  On this day in history carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77  

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 this day in history.  

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  On February - 25 birth of friedrich von Spee, German writer (d. 1635)  

1635  On this day in history birth of walraad, the Elder, Dutch fieldmarshall/earl of Nassau-Usingen  

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 this day in history birth of philipp Hyacinth Lobkowitz, composer  

1682  On February - 25 birth of giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (d. 1771)  

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

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