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Famous Deaths In January - 12

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0689  Benedict Biscop, English saint, dies on this day in history.  

1049  On January - 12 abu Sa'id ibn Aboa al-Chair, Persian mystic, dies at 81  

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

1519  On this day in history maximilian I of Hapsburg, German kaiser, dies  

1537  Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter, dies on this day in history.  

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 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  Death of John Horsley, British archaeologist (b. 1685) on this day in history.  

1735  Death of John Eccles, English composer (b. 1668) on January - 12.  

1759  On this day in history anne of Hannover, English princess, dies at 49  

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

1807  On this day in history adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian, dies at 71  

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

1829  Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1839  Joseph A Koch, Aust painter/cartoonist/etcher/illustrator, dies at 70 on January - 12.  

1851  Johan Herman Koekkoek, painter, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 January - 12.  

1899  On January - 12 death of hiram Walker, American distiller (b. 1816)  

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

1921  On January - 12 death of gervase Elwes, English tenor (b. 1866)  

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 this day in history death of ruth Snyder, 1st woman to die in electric chair  

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1483  On this day in history 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  On January - 12 birth of andreas Alicatus, Italian author  

1562  On this day in history birth of charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy  

1576  Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian was born on this day in history.  

1577  Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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