Famous Deaths In August - 12
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
0030 On August - 12 death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)
0875 On this day in history louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50
1158 On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies
1350 On August - 12 philip VI, king of France, dies
1424 On August - 12 death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)
1484 On August - 12 sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies
1546 On August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies
1577 Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on August - 12.
1588 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60
1633 Jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81
1648 Death of Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1615) on this day in history.
1654 On August - 12 cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76
1660 On this day in history gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33
1674 On August - 12 philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies
1675 On this day in history karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73
1676 Death of King Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78
1715 Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies on August - 12.
1728 On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61
1750 Rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies on this day in history.
1778 Death of Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, British general and politician (b. 1714) on this day in history.
1797 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1809 Death of Mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738) on August - 12.
1810 Death of Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725) on August - 12.
1811 On this day in history john FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77
1812 Jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81 on August - 12.
1822 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies on August - 12.
1827 On August - 12 william Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69
1830 Franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50 on August - 12.
1848 On August - 12 george Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies
1849 On August - 12 abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88
1857 William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies on August - 12.