Famous Deaths In August - 12
Saturday, 16 January 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 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 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 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 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on August - 12.
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 August - 12.
1638 On August - 12 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 Gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33 on August - 12.
1674 On this day in history philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies
1675 Karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1676 On August - 12 death of king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death
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 this day in history.
1728 On this day in history henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61
1750 On August - 12 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 On this day in history death of etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725)
1811 On August - 12 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 this day in history.
1827 On August - 12 william Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69
1830 On August - 12 franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50
1848 On this day in history george Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies
1849 Abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1857 On August - 12 william Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies