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Famous Deaths In February - 26

Monday, 30 May 2016

1076  Death of Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered on this day in history.  

1154  On this day in history rogier II Guiscard, King of Sicily (1101-54), dies at 60  

1200  On February - 26 death of symeon, former Serbian ruler and saint  

1266  On this day in history manfred, bastard son of Emperor Frederik II/king of Sicily, dies  

1324  Dino Compagni, Italian silk seller/poet/chronicler, dies on February - 26.  

1360  On February - 26 death of roger Mortimer, 2nd Earl of March, English military leader (b. 1328)  

1538  Worp van Thabor, Frisian abbott of Thabor (Chronicon Frisiae), dies on this day in history.  

1552  Death of Heinrich Faber, German composer on this day in history.  

1561  On February - 26 death of jorge de Montemayor, Spanish writer  

1577  Erik XIV Wasa, King of Sweden (1560-69), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1608  Death of John Still, English bishop on this day in history.  

1630  William Brade, composer, dies on this day in history.  

1686  Godefroi L earl d'estrades, French diplomat/marshal, dies at about 78 on this day in history.  

1723  Death of Thomas d'Urfey, English writer (b. 1653) on this day in history.  

1726  On February - 26 maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies  

1766  On this day in history august Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer, dies at 30  

1770  On this day in history francois Hanot, composer, dies at 72  

1802  Death of Esek Hopkins, American Revolutionary War admiral (b. 1718) on this day in history.  

1810  On February - 26 johann Ernst Rembt, composer, dies at 60  

1813  Robert R Livingston, US diplomat (Decl of Independence), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1815  Death of Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general (b. 1737) on February - 26.  

1821  On this day in history death of joseph de Maistre, Savoyard diplomat and writer (b. 1753)  

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

1827  On February - 26 david Moritz Michael, composer, dies at 75  

1857  On this day in history ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88  

1859  Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1864  Death of Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine, French Canadian politician (b. 1807) on this day in history.  

1870  On February - 26 death of wyatt Outlaw, black leader of Union League in NC, lynched  

1871  Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76 on February - 26.  

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  On this day in history death of chi-hsui, during Boxer Rebellion in China, beheaded  

1903  Richard J Gatling, US inventor (Gatling Gun), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer, dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In February - 26

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1361  Wenceslas of Bohemia, Holy Roman Catholic German emperor (1378-1400) was born on February - 26.  

1587  On February - 26 birth of stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)  

1588  On February - 26 birth of nicolaus Erich, composer  

1671  Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English politician and philosopher (d. 1713) was born on February - 26.  

1672  On February - 26 birth of antoine Augustine Calmet, French theologian (d. 1757)  

1675  On February - 26 birth of johann Philipp Treiber, composer  

1677  Nicola Fago, composer was born on February - 26.  

1686  On February - 26 birth of godefroi L Count d'Estrades, French diplomat  

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