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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Thursday, 23 March 2017

0395  Theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49 on January - 17.  

1103  On this day in history frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on January - 17.  

1229  Albert, bishop of Riga/founder (Sword Knights), dies at about 68 on January - 17.  

1369  On January - 17 death of king Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328)  

1468  Death of Skanderbeg, Albanian leader (b. 1405) on January - 17.  

1598  Death of Fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557) on this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history santino Garsi, composer, dies at 61  

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.  

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1625  On January - 17 nicolo Rubini, composer, dies at 50  

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

1661  On this day in history death of andres Malong, Philippines rebel leader, executed  

1676  On this day in history pier Francesco Cavalli, Italian opera composer, dies at 73  

1702  Thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6] on January - 17.  

1705  On January - 17 death of john Ray, English naturalist (b. 1627)  

1718  Death of Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader on this day in history.  

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

1738  On January - 17 jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

1750  Tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78 on January - 17.  

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

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

1805  Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil du Perron, French interpreter, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

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

1823  Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36 on January - 17.  

1826  On January - 17 death of juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (b. 1806)  

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

1833  James Ball Antyne, Scot founder (Ball Antyne Press), dies at about 60 on January - 17.  

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

1856  On January - 17 thomas Attwood Walmisley, composer, dies at 41  

1861  Death of Lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821) on this day in history.  

1863  E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73 on January - 17.  

1869  On this day in history alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky, composer, dies at 55  

1874  Chang & Eng Bunker, Chinese/Thai Siamese twins, dies at 62 on January - 17.  

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1342  Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy was born on this day in history.  

1463  On January - 17 birth of frederick III, the Wise, elector of Saxony (1486-25), protector Luther  

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on this day in history.  

1501  On this day in history 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  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on this day in history.  

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