Famous Deaths In August - 12
Sunday, 25 August 2019
0030 On August - 12 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 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 August - 12 death of yongle, Emperor of China (b. 1360)
1484 Sixtus IV, [Francesco della Rovere], Pope (1471-84), dies on this day in history.
1546 On this day in history francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies
1577 Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on this day in history.
1588 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1612 Giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60 on August - 12.
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 On August - 12 gilbertus van Zinnik, Flemish architect, dies at about 33
1674 On August - 12 philippe de Champaigne, painter, dies
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 August - 12.
1689 Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Pope (1676-89), dies at 78 on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Death of Mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738) on this day in history.
1810 Death of Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist (b. 1725) on August - 12.
1811 John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77 on August - 12.
1812 On this day in history jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
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 On this day in history 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.