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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1517  Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75) was born on this day in history.  

1526  On this day in history birth of peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum)  

1561  On August - 20 birth of jacopo Peri, composer  

1625  On this day in history birth of thomas Corneille, French playwright  

1632  On August - 20 birth of louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704)  

1637  Cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam was born on August - 20.  

1665  On August - 20 birth of bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed)  

1666  On August - 20 birth of alphonse d' Eve, composer  


Famous Deaths In {--month--}

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  Death of Mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick on August - 20.  

0984  On this day in history john XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies  

1153  On August - 20 bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies  

1384  Geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies on this day in history.  

1538  Death of Aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake on this day in history.  

1572  Death of Miguel L√≥pez de Legazpi, Spanish conquistador (b. 1502) on this day in history.  

1580  On August - 20 death of jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506)  

1632  Death of Valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38 on August - 20.  

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