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Famous Deaths In May - 14

Sunday, 21 December 2014

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

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

0964  John XII, [Octavianus], Pope (955-64), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1649  On May - 14 death of friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600)  

1669  On this day in history death of georges de Scudéry, French writer (b. 1601)  

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  On May - 14 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 May - 14 johann Ernst Altenburg, composer, dies at 66  

1818  On May - 14 death of matthew Gregory Lewis, English novelist (b. 1775)  

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

1832  On May - 14 death of john van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried  

1833  Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88 on May - 14.  

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 this day in history.  

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  John Roberts, composer, dies at 54 on May - 14.  

1878  Death of Ookubo Toshimichi, Japanese statesman, samurai, and one of the three great nobles who led the Meiji Restoration (b. 1830) on this day in history.  

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  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 May - 14.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In May - 14

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1686  On May - 14 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)