Famous Deaths In August - 12
Sunday, 10 December 2023
0030 Death of Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC) on August - 12.
0875 On this day in history louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50
1158 On this day in history anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies
1350 On August - 12 philip VI, king of France, dies
1424 Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on August - 12.
1484 Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.
1546 On August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies
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 On this day in history jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71
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 August - 12 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 On August - 12 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 August - 12 innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78
1715 On this day in history nahum Tate, English poet/playwright/poet laureate, dies
1728 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 Ignaz Franz Xaver Kurzinger, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1809 On this day in history death of mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738)
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 this day in history.
1822 On August - 12 robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies
1827 William Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1830 On August - 12 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 On August - 12 william Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies