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Famous Deaths In January - 28

Thursday, 11 February 2016

0814  On this day in history charlemagne, German emperor/Roman Emperor (800-814), dies at 71  

1061  On this day in history death of duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)  

1119  On January - 28 gelasius II, [Giovannis Caetani], pope (1118-19), dies  

1256  Willem II, earl of Holland/German emperor (1238, 47-56), dies at 22 on January - 28.  

1271  On January - 28 death of isabella of Aragon, queen of Philip III of France (b. 1247)  

1393  Death of Earl of Joigny, burned at royal ball on this day in history.  

1443  Death of Robert le Maçon, Chancellor of France on January - 28.  

1528  On this day in history philips of Cleve, ruler of Ravenstein, dies  

1547  Henry VIII, King of England (1509-47), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1549  Elia Levita, German-Yiddish writer (Habachur), dies at about 80 on January - 28.  

1560  John a Lasco, [John Laski], Polish nobleman/reformed theologist, dies on this day in history.  

1595  On January - 28 francis Drake, English pirate, Admiral and Governor of Newfoundland (Porto Bello West Indies), dies at 50  

1606  Carolus Gallus, [Karel de Haan], Dutch lawyer/pastor/vicar, dies at 85 on January - 28.  

1612  On January - 28 thomas Bodley, diplomat/founder (Bodleian Library), dies  

1621  Paulus V, [Camillo Borghese], 233rd pope (1605-21), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1672  On this day in history death of pierre Séguier, Chancellor of France (b. 1588)  

1681  Death of Richard Allestree, English royalist churchman (b. 1619) on this day in history.  

1687  Johannes Hevelius, astronomer (star cataloger), dies on 76th birthday on this day in history.  

1697  Death of John Fenwick, English conspirator on January - 28.  

1725  On this day in history peter I "the Great" Romanov, czar of Russia, dies at 52 [NS=Feb 8]  

1754  Ludvig Holberg, Danish lawyer/writer (Hendrig og Pernille), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1768  John Wainwright, composer, dies at 44 on January - 28.  

1782  Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1810  Death of Andrew Hofer, Tyrolian rebel against French & Bavarians, shot dead on January - 28.  

1813  On January - 28 jan Joseph Rosler, composer, dies at 41  

1817  Friedrich Ludwig Emilius Kunzen, composer, dies at 55 on January - 28.  

1829  Death of William Burke, murderer/body snatcher, executed in Edinburgh on January - 28.  

1832  On this day in history death of augustin Daniel Belliard, French general (b. 1769)  

1838  On January - 28 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]  

1859  On this day in history death of frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1782)  

1864  On January - 28 death of Émile Clapeyron, French engineer and physicist (b. 1799)  

1868  Death of Adalbert Stifter, Austrian author (Witiko), commits suicide at 62 on January - 28.  

1869  Prudent-Louis Aubery du Boulley, composer, dies at 72 on January - 28.  

1873  Henry Hugo Pierson, composer, dies at 57 on January - 28.  

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1225  Saint Thomas Aquinas (d. 1274) was born on January - 28.  

1312  On this day in history birth of queen Joan II of Navarre (d. 1349)  

1457  Henry VII, Pembroke Castle, 1st Tudor king of England (1485-1509) was born on January - 28.  

1540  Ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (d. 1610) was born on this day in history.  

1578  On this day in history birth of cornelis Haga, Dutch lawyer/ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39)  

1582  On January - 28 birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/poet (Euphormio's Satyricon)  

1600  On January - 28 birth of clement IX, [Giulio Rospigliosi], Pistoia, Italy, 238th pope (1667-69)  

1608  On January - 28 birth of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Naples, mathematician/astronomer  

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