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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 this day in history.  

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on January - 16.  

1545  On this day in history death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history death of christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480)  

1585  Death of Edward Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, English admiral (b. 1512) on January - 16.  

1595  On January - 16 murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies  

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1659  Death of Charles Annibal Fabrot, French lawyer (b. 1580) on January - 16.  

1703  On January - 16 matteo Coferati, composer, dies at 64  

1710  On this day in history death of emperor Higashiyama of Japan (b. 1675)  

1711  On this day in history death of joseph Vaz, Apostle of Ceylon (b. 1651)  

1747  On this day in history death of barthold Heinrich Brockes, German poet (b. 1680)  

1748  Death of Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684) on this day in history.  

1750  On this day in history death of ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshall (b. 1667)  

1752  Death of Francis Blomefield, English topographer (b. 1705) on January - 16.  

1794  On January - 16 edward Gibbon, historian (Decline & Fall), dies in London at 56  

1809  On January - 16 death of john Moore, British general (b. 1761)  

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

1834  Death of Jean Nicolas Pierre Hachette, French mathematician (b. 1769) on January - 16.  

1838  On January - 16 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]  

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

1849  Wilhelm M L de Wette, German theologist, dies at 69 on January - 16.  

1856  On this day in history 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  Death of Edmond François Valentin About, French writer (b. 1828) on January - 16.  

1879  On January - 16 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 this day in history.  

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

1893  Johan Philip Koelman, painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 74 on January - 16.  

1898  On January - 16 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  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on January - 16.  

1477  Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547) was born on January - 16.  

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  

1587  On this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on January - 16.  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on January - 16.  

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  

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