Famous Deaths In December - 06
Monday, 18 January 2021
0343 On this day in history death of saint Nicholas
1185 On this day in history afonso I, the Conqueror, king of Portugal (1143-85), dies at 76
1352 On December - 06 clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies
1531 Death of John Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded on December - 06.
1550 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on December - 06.
1562 On this day in history jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies
1598 On this day in history elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78
1618 Death of Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556) on December - 06.
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 Gracian, writer, dies on December - 06.
1716 Death of Benedictus Buns, Dutch Carmelite and composer (b. 1642) on December - 06.
1718 Death of Nicholas Rowe, English poet and dramatist (b. 1674) on December - 06.
1746 Death of Lady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (b. 1665) on this day in history.
1771 Death of Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Italian anatomist (b. 1682) on December - 06.
1779 On this day in history death of jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, French painter (b. 1699)
1788 Death of Jonathan Shipley, British bishop and politician (b. 1714) on December - 06.
1793 Death of Marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded on this day in history.
1799 On December - 06 joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71
1834 Jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54 on December - 06.
1855 On December - 06 death of william John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (b. 1789)
1865 Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56 on December - 06.
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 On December - 06 jan de Liefde II, Dutch vicar/author (People's Welfare), dies at 54
1873 On this day in history manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Ante un Cadaver), dies at 24
1879 On this day in history death of erastus Brigham Bigelow, American industrialist (b. 1814)
1882 On December - 06 a Trollope, writer, dies
1889 Jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81 on December - 06.
1892 E Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75 on December - 06.
1903 On December - 06 frederick Grant Gleason, composer, dies at 54
1914 On December - 06 eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47
1920 Karel Kovarovic, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history death of gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (b. 1863)