Famous Deaths In December - 12
Saturday, 17 August 2019
0884 On this day in history carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
1112 Tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies on this day in history.
1204 On December - 12 maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69
1212 Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on December - 12.
1263 Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on December - 12.
1574 On December - 12 death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)
1586 Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on this day in history.
1600 John Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies on this day in history.
1677 Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle on December - 12.
1685 On this day in history death of john Pell, English mathematician (b. 1610)
1751 Death of Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, English statesman and philosopher (b. 1678) on this day in history.
1754 Death of Wu Jingzi, Chinese writer (b. 1701) on December - 12.
1766 Death of Johann Christoph Gottsched, German writer (b. 1700) on this day in history.
1772 On December - 12 johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
1777 Albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1788 On December - 12 joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88
1789 Death of John Ponsonby, Irish politician (b. 1713) on December - 12.
1790 Death of Mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and writer (b. 1733) on December - 12.
1812 John Malchair, composer, dies at 82 on December - 12.
1817 On this day in history death of emperor Tekle Giyorgis I of Ethiopia, (b. about 1751)
1836 Giuseppe Farinelli, composer, dies at 67 on December - 12.
1843 On this day in history willem I Frederik, King of Netherlands (1814-40), dies at 71
1858 On this day in history death of jacques Viger, antiquarian and archeologist, first mayor of Montreal (b. 1787)
1872 Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1877 On December - 12 jose M de Alencar, Brazilian writer/minister of Justice, dies at 48
1880 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83 on December - 12.
1889 On December - 12 robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77
1894 Death of Sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1845) on December - 12.
1912 On December - 12 luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91
1913 On December - 12 death of emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia (b. 1844)
1914 On this day in history death of watkins Lewis, black man, lynched in Shrevport La
1920 Olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75 on December - 12.
1921 Henrietta Leavitt, cepheid period-luminosity relation discover, dies on December - 12.
1923 On December - 12 raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20