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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Monday, 25 May 2015

0347  On May - 14 pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies  

0649  Theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies on this day in history.  

0964  On May - 14 john XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies  

1470  Death of Charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409) on this day in history.  

1565  Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies on May - 14.  

1574  Death of Guru Amar Das, third Sikh Guru (b. 1479) on this day in history.  

1608  Death of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543) on May - 14.  

1610  Death of Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56 on this day in history.  

1643  On this day in history louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41  

1649  Death of Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600) on this day in history.  

1669  Death of Georges de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1601) on this day in history.  

1688  On May - 14 death of antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619)  

1726  On this day in history john B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies  

1742  Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1754  Death of Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (b. 1692) on May - 14.  

1761  On this day in history thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50  

1801  Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1818  On this day in history death of matthew Gregory Lewis, English novelist (b. 1775)  

1820  On May - 14 paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43  

1832  Death of John van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried on this day in history.  

1833  On May - 14 johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88  

1847  On this day in history fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer, dies at 41  

1860  On May - 14 death of ludwig Bechstein, German writer (b. 1801)  

1863  Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46 on May - 14.  

1864  William N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies on this day in history.  

1870  Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1873  On May - 14 death of gideon Brecher, Austrian physician and writer (b. 1797)  

1877  On May - 14 john Roberts, composer, dies at 54  

1878  Death of Ookubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration (b. 1830) on May - 14.  

1887  On this day in history death of lysander Spooner, American philosopher (b. 1808)  

1889  On May - 14 death of volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809)  

1893  On this day in history earnest E Kummer, German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83  

1904  Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1906  Death of Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829) on May - 14.  

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1316  On this day in history birth of charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)  

1316  Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378) was born on May - 14.  

1553  On this day in history birth of margaret of Valois, wife of Henry IV (d. 1615)  

1652  On this day in history birth of johann Philipp Fortsch, composer  

1666  Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732) was born on May - 14.  

1679  Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer was born on May - 14.  

1686  On May - 14 birth of daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24]  

1699  Hans Joachim von Zieten, Prussian field marshal (d. 1786) was born on this day in history.