Famous Deaths In August - 12
Sunday, 20 October 2019
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 Anselmus van Havelberg, Brandenburg bshp of Havelberg (1129-55), dies on August - 12.
1350 Philip VI, king of France, dies on August - 12.
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 August - 12 francisco de Vitoria, Spanish theology/lawyer, dies
1577 Death of Thomas Smith, English diplomat and scholar (b. 1513) on this day in history.
1588 On August - 12 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 45
1612 On August - 12 giovanni Gabrieli, Italian composer (Madrigali), dies at about 60
1633 On this day in history jacopo Peri, Itallian opera composer, dies at 71
1638 Johannes Althusius, [Althaut], German lawyer, dies at about 81 on August - 12.
1648 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1675 On August - 12 karl Rabenhaupt, German/Neth baron of Sucha/army leader, dies at 73
1676 On August - 12 death of king Philip, [Metacomet], leader Wampanoag-indians, shot to death
1689 On August - 12 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 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61 on August - 12.
1750 On August - 12 rachel Ruysch, royal painter of soverign Johan von de Pfalz, dies
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 Death of Mikhail Kamensky, Russian field marshal (b. 1738) on this day in history.
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 this day in history jean Joseph Rodolphe, composer, dies at 81
1822 Robert Stewart, 2nd marguess of Londonderry, commits suicide, dies on this day in history.
1827 On this day in history william Blake, English poet/painter, dies at 69
1830 Franz de Paula Roser, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1848 On this day in history george Stephenson, locomotive engineer, dies
1849 On this day in history abraham AA "Albert" Gallatin, Min of Finance (1801-14), dies at 88
1857 On this day in history william Daniel Conybeare, geologist, dies