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Famous Deaths In January - 17

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

0395  On January - 17 theodosius I, the Great, Spanish emperor of Rome, dies at 49  

1103  Frutolf, German monk/musicologist/historian, dies on January - 17.  

1119  Boudouin VII Hapkin, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

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

1369  Death of King Peter I of Cyprus (murdered) (b. 1328) on January - 17.  

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

1598  On this day in history death of fyodor I Tsar of Russia (b. 1557)  

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  On January - 17 diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59  

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

1654  On January - 17 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  On this day in history thomas Franklin, English smith/uncle of B Franklin, dies [OS=Jan 6]  

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 January - 17.  

1737  Death of Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, German architect (b. 1662) on this day in history.  

1738  On this day in history jean-Francois Dandrieu, composer, dies  

1750  On this day in history tomaso Albinioni, Italian composer (Adagio in G Minor), dies at 78  

1781  Marie de Negre Dables, marquess, dies on January - 17.  

1788  On this day in history alessio Prati, composer, dies at 37  

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

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

1830  On this day in history w Waiblinger, writer, dies  

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  On January - 17 death of lola Montez, Irish-born adventurer (b. 1821)  

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

1484  George Spalatin, German reformer (d. 1545) was born on January - 17.  

1501  Leonhard Fuchs, Germany, botanist (History of Plants) was born on this day in history.  

1504  Pius V, [Antonio Ghislieri] saint, pope (1566-72) was born on this day in history.  

1517  On January - 17 birth of antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of Johannes)  

1545  On this day in history birth of antonio Pace, composer  

1560  Gaspard Bauhin, Swiss botanist (d. 1624) was born on January - 17.  

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