Famous Deaths In August - 12
Sunday, 21 April 2019
0030 On this day in history death of cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (b. 69 BC)
0875 Louis II, king of Italy/emperor of France, dies at about 50 on this day in history.
1158 Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on this day in history.
1350 Philip VI, king of France, dies on this day in history.
1424 Death of Yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360) on this day in history.
1484 Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on August - 12.
1546 On this day in history francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies
1577 On this day in history death of thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513)
1588 On August - 12 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45
1612 Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on this day in history.
1633 Jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1638 On August - 12 johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81
1648 Death of Ibrahim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1615) on this day in history.
1654 Cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1660 Gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33 on August - 12.
1674 On August - 12 philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies
1675 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73 on August - 12.
1676 On August - 12 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 this day in history.
1728 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1750 On this day in history rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies
1778 On this day in history 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 August - 12 death of mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738)
1810 Death of Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725) on this day in history.
1811 On August - 12 john FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77
1812 On this day in history jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
1822 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies on August - 12.
1827 William Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69 on August - 12.
1830 On August - 12 franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
1848 On August - 12 george Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies
1849 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88 on August - 12.
1857 William Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies on this day in history.