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Famous Deaths In August - 26

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

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

1346  On August - 26 jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  On August - 26 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  On August - 26 ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  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  Death of Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  On this day in history 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 August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1683  Christoph Schultze, composer, dies at 76 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1714  Death of Edward Fowler, English Bishop of Gloucester (b. 1632) on this day in history.  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 August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  On this day in history daniel Gottlob Turk, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Henryk Klein, composer, dies at 96 on August - 26.  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 this day in history friedrich Silcher, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1865  On August - 26 johann F Encke, German astronomer (Comet Encke), dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  Henri Leys, Flemish painter, dies at 54 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  On this day in history carl Wilhelm, composer, dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  PPH van Ham, general-major, dies in battle on Lombok on August - 26.  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  Death of William James, American psychologist and philosopher (b. 1842) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Death of John Bunny American comedian (b. 1863) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1921  Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies on this day in history.  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 August - 26 birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1627  On this day in history birth of thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On this day in history birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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