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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Monday, 27 April 2015

0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on January - 12.  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on January - 12.  

1167  On January - 12 aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56  

1321  On January - 12 death of maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256)  

1390  On January - 12 peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67  

1519  Maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies on January - 12.  

1537  On this day in history lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on January - 12.  

1674  Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on January - 12.  

1700  On January - 12 death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)  

1705  On this day in history death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)  

1732  Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on January - 12.  

1735  On this day in history death of john Eccles, English composer (b. 1668)  

1759  Anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49 on January - 12.  

1765  Johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1777  On January - 12 death of hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726)  

1781  Death of Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) on this day in history.  

1807  Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1817  On January - 12 death of juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740)  

1829  On this day in history friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56  

1833  On January - 12 death of marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784)  

1834  On this day in history death of william Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759)  

1839  Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1851  On January - 12 johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

1856  On this day in history death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815)  

1860  Martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1867  On this day in history victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74  

1897  On January - 12 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

1899  Death of Hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816) on this day in history.  

1909  Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on this day in history.  

1921  Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on this day in history.  

1925  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on January - 12.  

1926  On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

1928  On January - 12 death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

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1483  On January - 12 birth of hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on January - 12.  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on this day in history.  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on this day in history.  

1576  On January - 12 birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  On this day in history birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)