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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1473  Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?) was born on August - 17.  

1578  Francesco Albani, Italian painter (d. 1660) was born on this day in history.  

1586  Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg) was born on August - 17.  

1601  On this day in history birth of pierre de Fermat, mathematician who needed wider margins [or Aug 20]  

1629  On August - 17 birth of king John III of Poland (d. 1696)  

1686  Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer was born on this day in history.  

1720  On August - 17 birth of charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter (Contes de La Fontaine)  

1753  On this day in history birth of josef Dobrovsk√Ĺ, Czech linguist (d. 1828)  

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0754  On August - 17 karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at >39  

1153  Death of Eustace IV of Boulogne, son of Stephen of England (b. 1130) on this day in history.  

1304  Death of Emperor Go-Fukakusa of Japan (b. 1243) on August - 17.  

1464  Nikolaus von Cusa, German theologist/mathematician/philosopher, dies on this day in history.  

1510  On August - 17 death of edmund Dudley, English treasurer, beheaded  

1536  On this day in history death of pietersz, book publisher (Kersten Knight  

1553  Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies on August - 17.  

1635  Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48 on August - 17.  

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