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Famous Deaths In January - 05

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0842  On this day in history death of al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794)  

1066  Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on January - 05.  

1387  On January - 05 pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67  

1400  Death of John Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350) on January - 05.  

1425  Death of John of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned on this day in history.  

1448  Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on this day in history.  

1465  On January - 05 death of charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394)  

1477  Charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43 on January - 05.  

1524  On this day in history marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pecinich, Croatian poet, dies at 73  

1527  Death of Felix Manz, Swiss leader (executed) (b. 1498) on this day in history.  

1588  Death of Qi Jiguang, Chinese general (b. 1528) on this day in history.  

1589  On January - 05 catherine de' Medici, Queen mother of France, dies at 69  

1592  Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75 on this day in history.  

1595  On this day in history ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies  

1603  On January - 05 pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73  

1667  Death of Antonio Lotti, Italian composer (b. 1740) on this day in history.  

1684  On this day in history claude Audran II, French painter/engraver, dies at 44  

1713  On January - 05 death of jean Chardin, French explorer (b. 1643)  

1740  On January - 05 antonio Lotti, Italian opera composer, dies at about 72  

1746  Anton Simon Ignaz Praelisauer, composer, dies at 53 on January - 05.  

1759  Thomas-Philippe et de Boussu, S Neth cardinal, dies at 79 on January - 05.  

1762  Elisabeth Petrovna, tsarina of Russia (1741-62), dies at 52 [NS] on January - 05.  

1771  On this day in history death of john Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (b. 1710)  

1783  On this day in history friedrich Wilhelm Reidt, composer, dies on 73rd birthday  

1788  On this day in history johann Schneider, composer, dies at 85  

1796  On this day in history samuel Huntington, US judge (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 64  

1807  Michel Adanson, French biologist (Plant classes), dies at 79 on January - 05.  

1814  Johann Gottfried Krebs, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1823  Death of Major George Johnston, Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales (b. 1764) on this day in history.  

1827  Frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1846  Death of Alfred Thomas Agate, American artist (b. 1812) on this day in history.  

1848  On this day in history ferdinando Orlandi, composer, dies at 73  

1856  Pierre J David, [David d'Angers], French sculptor, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

1858  On this day in history johann JWAFK Radetzky von Radetz, Austr earl/field marshal, dies at 91  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 05

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1209  Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272) was born on this day in history.  

1548  On January - 05 birth of francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617)  

1560  William Cobbold, composer was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  

1592  On this day in history birth of shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  

1596  Henry Lawes, English composer was born on January - 05.  

1614  Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662) was born on this day in history.  

1661  On January - 05 birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  


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