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Famous Deaths In January - 16

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0308  On January - 16 marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  

0429  On January - 16 honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  

0960  On January - 16 death of polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople  

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on January - 16.  

1400  On January - 16 death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

1547  On January - 16 death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.  

1585  On January - 16 death of edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512)  

1595  On this day in history murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

1659  On this day in history death of charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580)  

1703  Matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1710  Death of Emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675) on this day in history.  

1711  On January - 16 death of joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651)  

1747  Death of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680) on January - 16.  

1748  Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on January - 16.  

1750  Death of Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667) on this day in history.  

1752  Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on this day in history.  

1794  Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56 on this day in history.  

1809  Death of John Moore, British general (b. 1761) on this day in history.  

1817  Antonin Josef Alois Volanek, composer, dies at 55 on January - 16.  

1834  Death of Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769) on this day in history.  

1838  Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] on January - 16.  

1842  Thomas Freanby, Norwegian landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

1849  On January - 16 wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69  

1856  On January - 16 death of thaddeus William Harris, American naturalist (b. 1795)  

1864  On this day in history anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68  

1865  On this day in history death of edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828)  

1879  On this day in history death of octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)  

1886  Amilcare Ponchielli, Italian composer (La Gioconda), dies at 51 on January - 16.  

1891  Clement-Philibert-Leo Delibes, composer, dies at 54 on January - 16.  

1892  On January - 16 imakita Kosen, Zen teacher/abbot of Engagkuji monastery, dies  

1893  On January - 16 johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74  

1898  On this day in history death of charles Pelham Villiers, longest-serving MP in the British House of Commons (b. 1802)  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

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1245  On January - 16 birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  

1409  On this day in history birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

1477  On January - 16 birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  

1501  On January - 16 birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

1587  On January - 16 birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on this day in history.  

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