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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Sunday, 25 January 2015

0347  Pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies on May - 14.  

0649  Theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies on May - 14.  

0964  On this day in history john XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies  

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

1565  On May - 14 nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies  

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

1608  On this day in history death of charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)  

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

1643  On May - 14 louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41  

1649  On this day in history death of friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600)  

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

1688  Death of Antoine Furetière, French writer (b. 1619) on May - 14.  

1726  On May - 14 john B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies  

1742  On this day in history dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop, dies at 64  

1754  On this day in history death of pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (b. 1692)  

1761  On May - 14 thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rule of Simpson), dies at 50  

1801  On this day in history johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66  

1818  Death of Matthew Gregory Lewis, English novelist (b. 1775) on May - 14.  

1820  Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history death of john van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried  

1833  Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.  

1847  Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer, dies at 41 on May - 14.  

1860  On this day in history death of ludwig Bechstein, German writer (b. 1801)  

1863  Emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1864  On May - 14 william N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies  

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  On this day in history death of ookubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration (b. 1830)  

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

1889  Death of Volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809) on May - 14.  

1893  On May - 14 earnest E Kummer, German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83  

1904  On May - 14 richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78  

1906  Death of Carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1316  On May - 14 birth of charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78)  

1316  Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378) was born on this day in history.  

1553  Margaret of Valois, wife of Henry IV (d. 1615) was born on May - 14.  

1652  On May - 14 birth of johann Philipp Fortsch, composer  

1666  On this day in history birth of victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732)  

1679  Peder [Nielsen] Horrebow, Danish astronomer was born on this day in history.  

1686  Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24] was born on May - 14.  

1699  On this day in history birth of hans Joachim von Zieten, Prussian field marshal (d. 1786)