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Famous Deaths In January - 17

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0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1103  On January - 17 frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  On January - 17 boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies  

1229  On this day in history albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68  

1369  On this day in history death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

1468  On January - 17 death of skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405)  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on January - 17.  

1604  Santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1617  On this day in history pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68  

1620  Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59 on this day in history.  

1625  Nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1654  On this day in history death of paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried  

1661  Death of Andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed on January - 17.  

1676  Pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1702  On January - 17 thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]  

1705  Death of John Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627) on January - 17.  

1718  On January - 17 death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

1737  Death of Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662) on January - 17.  

1738  Jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies on January - 17.  

1750  On January - 17 tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78  

1781  On January - 17 marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies  

1788  Alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37 on January - 17.  

1805  On January - 17 abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73  

1820  On this day in history daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classicist/historian, dies at 73  

1823  On this day in history zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36  

1826  Death of Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806) on January - 17.  

1830  W Waiblinger, writer, dies on January - 17.  

1833  On this day in history james Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60  

1834  Death of Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist (b. 1762) on this day in history.  

1856  Thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1861  Death of Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) on January - 17.  

1863  E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1869  On January - 17 alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

1874  On January - 17 chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62  

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1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on January - 17.  

1463  Frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther was born on January - 17.  

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

1501  On January - 17 birth of leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants)  

1504  On this day in history birth of pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72)  

1517  Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Antonio Pace, composer was born on January - 17.  

1560  On January - 17 birth of gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624)  

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