Famous Deaths In December - 06
Wednesday, 19 January 2022
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 On December - 06 clement VI, [Pierre Roger], Pope (1342-52), dies
1531 On December - 06 death of john Volkertsz Trimaker, Dutch anabaptist leader, beheaded
1550 Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, dies at 48 on December - 06.
1562 Jan van Scorel, Dutch painter/architect, dies on December - 06.
1598 Elbertus Leoninus, Dutch lawyer/politician, dies at about 78 on December - 06.
1618 On this day in history death of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (b. 1556)
1640 On December - 06 matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
1651 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1658 On December - 06 gracian, writer, dies
1716 On December - 06 death of benedictus Buns, Dutch Carmelite and composer (b. 1642)
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 this day in history.
1779 Death of Jean-Baptiste-Siméon 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 December - 06 death of marie Jeanne Becu comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV, beheaded
1799 On this day in history joseph Black, Scottish medical/chemist/physicist, dies at 71
1834 On this day in history jonas Daniel Meyer, Dutch lawyer, dies at 54
1855 Death of William John Swainson, English naturalist and artist (b. 1789) on this day in history.
1865 Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (Arreglito), dies at 56 on this day in history.
1867 On December - 06 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 this day in history.
1882 On this day in history a Trollope, writer, dies
1889 On December - 06 jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81
1892 E Werner von Siemens, German industrialist (Siemens AG), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1903 Frederick Grant Gleason, composer, dies at 54 on December - 06.
1914 Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1920 Karel Kovarovic, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1924 Death of Gene Stratton-Porter, American author, screenwriter and naturalist (b. 1863) on this day in history.