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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  On January - 12 benedict Biscop, English saint, dies  

1049  Abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 12 lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies  

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

1674  Giacomo Carissimi, Italian bandmaster/composer (Jephta), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1700  Death of Marguerite Bourgeoys, saint (b. 1620) on this day in history.  

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

1732  On January - 12 death of john Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685)  

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

1759  On January - 12 anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

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  Death of Richard Challoner, English Catholic prelate (b. 1691) on January - 12.  

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

1817  Death of Juan Andres, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1740) on this day in history.  

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

1833  Death of Marie-Antoine Carême, French chef (b. 1784) on this day in history.  

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

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

1851  On this day in history johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72  

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

1860  On January - 12 martinus J Niewindt, bishop on Curacao (christened slaves), dies at 63  

1867  On January - 12 victor Cousin, French philosopher/minister of Education, dies at 74  

1897  Death of Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) on January - 12.  

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

1925  On January - 12 oskar Brefeld, German botanist, dies at 85  

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 this day in history.  

1492  Andreas Alicatus, Italian author was born on January - 12.  

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

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on January - 12.  

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

1580  On this day in history birth of jean Baptiste van Helmont, Belgian chemist, (found boiling pt temp)  

1580  Lord Alexander Ruthven, Scottish nobleman (d. 1600) was born on January - 12.  

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