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Famous Deaths In February - 26

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1076  On February - 26 death of godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered  

1154  Rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1200  Death of Symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint on February - 26.  

1266  Manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies on February - 26.  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on this day in history.  

1360  Death of Roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328) on this day in history.  

1538  On this day in history worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies  

1552  On February - 26 death of heinrich Faber, German composer  

1561  Death of Jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer on this day in history.  

1577  Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on February - 26.  

1608  On this day in history death of john Still, English bishop  

1630  William Brade, composer, dies on February - 26.  

1686  On this day in history godefroi L earl d'estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 78  

1723  On this day in history death of thomas d'Urfey, English writer (b. 1653)  

1726  Maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.  

1766  August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30 on February - 26.  

1770  On February - 26 francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72  

1802  On this day in history death of esek Hopkins, American Revolutionary War admiral (b. 1718)  

1810  On this day in history johann Ernst Rembt, composer, dies at 60  

1813  On February - 26 robert R Livingston, US diplomat (Decl of Independence), dies at 66  

1815  Death of Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737) on this day in history.  

1821  Death of Joseph de Maistre, Savoyard diplomat and writer (b. 1753) on February - 26.  

1823  John P Kemble, English actor/director (Covent Garden), dies at 66 on February - 26.  

1827  David Moritz Michael, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1857  Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1859  Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on February - 26.  

1864  On February - 26 death of louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, French Canadian politician (b. 1807)  

1870  On this day in history death of wyatt Outlaw, black leader of Union League in NC, lynched  

1871  On this day in history charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76  

1883  Death of Alexandros Koumoundouros, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1817) on February - 26.  

1889  Death of Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (b. 1838) on February - 26.  

1901  Death of Chi-hsui, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded on February - 26.  

1903  On this day in history richard J Gatling, US inventor (Gatling Gun), dies at 84  

1906  On February - 26 manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer, dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

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1361  On February - 26 birth of wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400)  

1587  Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639) was born on February - 26.  

1588  Nicolaus Erich, composer was born on February - 26.  

1671  Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713) was born on this day in history.  

1672  Antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1675  Johann Philipp Treiber, composer was born on this day in history.  

1677  Nicola Fago, composer was born on this day in history.  

1686  Godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat was born on February - 26.  


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