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Famous Deaths In August - 26

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1278  On this day in history ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  Jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  On this day in history death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1368  Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  Ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  On this day in history death of giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  On August - 26 death of margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  Death of Antonio, Prior of Crato, claimant to the throne of Portugal (b. 1531) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  On August - 26 johan van de Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC), dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1661  Louis Couperin, composer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1666  Death of Frans Hals, Dutch painter (b. circa 1580) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1683  On this day in history christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1712  On this day in history sebastian Anton Scherer, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1714  On this day in history death of edward Fowler, English Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1632)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1723  On August - 26 thonis van Leeuwenhoek, biologist/inventor (microscope), dies at 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  Domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright/poet, dies at 42 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1785  Death of George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville, British soldier and politician (b. 1716) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer, dies at 63 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  On this day in history henryk Klein, composer, dies at 96  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer, dies at 66 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  Death of Louis-Philippe of France (b. 1773) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On August - 26 friedrich Silcher, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  John Buchanan Floyd, US min of War (1857-60)/Confederate general, dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On this day in history johann F Encke, German astronomer (Comet Encke), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  On this day in history henri Leys, Flemish painter, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  Carl Wilhelm, composer, dies at 57 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  On August - 26 pPH van Ham, general-major, dies in battle on Lombok  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On this day in history death of tony Pastor, American vaudeville performer (b. 1837)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  On this day in history death of william James, American psychologist and philosopher (b. 1842)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Death of John Bunny American comedian (b. 1863) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  On August - 26 ludwig Thoma, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  Lon Chaney, actor (Thunder, Big City, Unholy 3), dies at 47 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history death of adam von Trott zu Solz, German diplomat (b. 1909)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1469  On this day in history birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On August - 26 birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On August - 26 birth of robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  On August - 26 birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On August - 26 birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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