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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Thursday, 28 April 2016

0347  Pachomius, Egyptian monastery founder/abbot (Coenobieten), dies on this day in history.  

0649  On this day in history theodore, Greek Pope (642-49) (excommunicated by Paul II), dies  

0964  John XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies on May - 14.  

1470  Death of Charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409) on May - 14.  

1565  On this day in history nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reform theologist, dies  

1574  Death of Guru Amar Das, third Sikh Guru (b. 1479) on May - 14.  

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

1610  On May - 14 death of henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of France (1572, 89-1610), murdered at 56  

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 May - 14.  

1669  Death of Georges de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1601) on May - 14.  

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

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

1742  On May - 14 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 May - 14.  

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

1801  Johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66 on May - 14.  

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

1820  Paul Friedrich Struck, composer, dies at 43 on May - 14.  

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

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

1847  On May - 14 fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, composer, dies at 41  

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

1863  On May - 14 emile Racine Gauthier Prudent, composer, dies at 46  

1864  On this day in history 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 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  On May - 14 death of volney E. Howard, American politician (b. 1809)  

1893  Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician (surface of Kummer), dies at 83 on May - 14.  

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

1906  On May - 14 death of carl Schurz, German revolutionary and statesman (b. 1829)  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1316  Charles IV, King of Bohemia (1346-78)/emperor (1355-78) was born on this day in history.  

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  On May - 14 birth of johann Philipp Fortsch, composer  

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  On this day in history birth of daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Prussia, inventor (thermometer) [NS=5/24]  

1699  On May - 14 birth of hans Joachim von Zieten, Prussian field marshal (d. 1786)  

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