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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

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

1049  On this day in history abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

1167  Aelred of Hexham/Rievaulx, English abbot/saint, dies at about 56 on this day in history.  

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

1390  Peter van Herenthals, Dutch theologist/church historian, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on January - 12.  

1665  Pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

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1705  On January - 12 death of luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634)  

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

1735  Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on this day in history.  

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

1765  On this day in history johann Melchior Molter, composer, dies at 68  

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 January - 12.  

1807  On January - 12 adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71  

1817  Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on January - 12.  

1829  On January - 12 friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56  

1833  Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on January - 12.  

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 January - 12 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  Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1899  On this day in history death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

1909  On this day in history death of hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864)  

1921  On this day in history death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)  

1925  Oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

1928  Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1492  On January - 12 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

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

1576  On this day in history birth of peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian  

1577  On January - 12 birth of jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644)  

1580  Jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp) was born on January - 12.  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on this day in history.  

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