Famous Deaths In August - 12
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0030 Death of Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC) on this day in history.
0875 Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on August - 12.
1158 On August - 12 anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies
1350 Philip VI, king of France, dies on this day in history.
1424 On this day in history death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)
1484 On August - 12 sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies
1546 Francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies on August - 12.
1577 On this day in history death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)
1588 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on August - 12.
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 August - 12.
1638 On this day in history johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81
1648 On August - 12 death of ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1615)
1654 On this day in history cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76
1660 On August - 12 gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33
1674 Philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies on August - 12.
1675 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73 on August - 12.
1676 On this day in history death of king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death
1689 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 on August - 12.
1715 Nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies on August - 12.
1728 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61 on August - 12.
1750 Rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies on this day in history.
1778 On August - 12 death of peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, British general and politician (b. 1714)
1797 On August - 12 ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73
1809 On this day in history death of mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738)
1810 On this day in history death of etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725)
1811 John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1812 On August - 12 jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
1822 On August - 12 robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies
1827 On August - 12 william Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69
1830 On this day in history franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
1848 George Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies on August - 12.
1849 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88 on August - 12.
1857 William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies on August - 12.