Famous Deaths In December - 06
Friday, 14 August 2020
0343 Death of Saint Nicholas on this day in history.
1185 On December - 06 afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76
1352 Clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies on this day in history.
1531 On this day in history death of john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded
1550 On December - 06 pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48
1562 On December - 06 jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies
1598 On December - 06 elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78
1618 On this day in history death of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)
1640 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75 on December - 06.
1651 On this day in history anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess, dies at 68
1658 On this day in history gracian, writer, dies
1716 Death of Benedictus Buns, Dutch Carmelite and composer (b. 1642) on this day in history.
1718 On this day in history death of nicholas Rowe, English poet and dramatist (b. 1674)
1746 Death of Lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (b. 1665) on December - 06.
1771 Death of Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (b. 1682) on December - 06.
1779 Death of Jean-Baptiste-SimĂ©on Chardin, French painter (b. 1699) on this day in history.
1788 Death of Jonathan Shipley, British bishop and politician (b. 1714) on December - 06.
1793 On this day in history death of marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded
1799 Joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71 on December - 06.
1834 Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54 on December - 06.
1855 On this day in history death of william John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (b. 1789)
1865 Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1867 On this day in history giovanni Pacini, composer, dies at 71
1868 Death of August Schleicher, German linguist (b. 1821) on this day in history.
1869 Jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54 on December - 06.
1873 On this day in history manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24
1879 Death of Erastus Brigham Bigelow, American industrialist (b. 1814) on December - 06.
1882 A Trollope, writer, dies on this day in history.
1889 On December - 06 jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81
1892 On December - 06 e Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75
1903 On December - 06 frederick Grant Gleason, composer, dies at 54
1914 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47 on December - 06.
1920 Karel Kovarovic, composer, dies at 57 on December - 06.
1924 On this day in history death of gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (b. 1863)