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Famous Deaths In January - 12

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

0689  On this day in history benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

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

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

1321  Death of Maria of Brabant, wife of Philip III of France (b. 1256) on January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1665  On January - 12 pierre de Fermat, French mathematician (Fermat therorem), dies at 63  

1674  On January - 12 giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68  

1700  On this day in history death of marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620)  

1705  Death of Luca Giordano, Italian artist (b. 1634) on January - 12.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1777  On this day in history death of hugh Mercer, American Revolutionary War officer (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1726)  

1781  On January - 12 death of richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691)  

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

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

1834  Death of William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1759) on January - 12.  

1839  On this day in history joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70  

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

1856  Death of Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language, (b. 1815) on January - 12.  

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

1867  Victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74 on January - 12.  

1897  Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on this day in history.  

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

1909  Death of Hermann Minkowski, German mathematician (b. 1864) on January - 12.  

1921  Death of Gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866) on January - 12.  

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

1926  Death of Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) on January - 12.  

1928  Death of Ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair on January - 12.  

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1483  Hendrik van Nassau-Dillenburg en Dietz, gov/viceroy of Holland was born on this day in history.  

1483  Henry III of Nassau-Breda, German noblem (d. 1538) was born on this day in history.  

1492  On this day in history birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy was born on January - 12.  

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

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on January - 12.  

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

1580  On January - 12 birth of lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600)  

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