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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Sunday, 26 April 2015

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

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  On May - 14 death of charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409)  

1565  Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies on this day in history.  

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 May - 14.  

1643  Louis XIII, king of France (1610-43), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

1649  Death of Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600) on May - 14.  

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 this day in history.  

1726  John B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies on May - 14.  

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

1754  Death of Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (b. 1692) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1860  Death of Ludwig Bechstein, German writer (b. 1801) on May - 14.  

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 May - 14.  

1873  On this day in history death of gideon Brecher, Austrian physician and writer (b. 1797)  

1877  On this day in history 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 May - 14 death of lysander Spooner, American philosopher (b. 1808)  

1889  Death of Volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809) on this day in history.  

1893  Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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  Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78) was born on May - 14.  

1316  On this day in history birth of charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1378)  

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

1652  Johann Philipp Fortsch, composer was born on May - 14.  

1666  Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (d. 1732) was born on this day in history.  

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

1686  Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24] was born on this day in history.  

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