Famous Deaths In December - 12
Sunday, 15 December 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 December - 12.
1204 On December - 12 maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69
1212 Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on this day in history.
1263 On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies
1574 Death of Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524) on December - 12.
1586 On this day in history death of stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533)
1600 On December - 12 john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies
1677 Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle on this day in history.
1685 On this day in history death of john Pell, English mathematician (b. 1610)
1751 On this day in history death of henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, English statesman and philosopher (b. 1678)
1754 On this day in history death of wu Jingzi, Chinese writer (b. 1701)
1766 On December - 12 death of johann Christoph Gottsched, German writer (b. 1700)
1772 On this day in history johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41
1777 Albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1788 Joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88 on December - 12.
1789 On December - 12 death of john Ponsonby, Irish politician (b. 1713)
1790 Death of Mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and writer (b. 1733) on December - 12.
1812 On this day in history john Malchair, composer, dies at 82
1817 Death of Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I of Ethiopia, (b. about 1751) on December - 12.
1836 On this day in history giuseppe Farinelli, composer, dies at 67
1843 On December - 12 willem I Frederik, King of Netherlands (1814-40), dies at 71
1858 Death of Jacques Viger, antiquarian and archeologist, first mayor of Montreal (b. 1787) on this day in history.
1872 Willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1877 Jose M de Alencar, Brazilian writer/minister of Justice, dies at 48 on December - 12.
1880 On December - 12 michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83
1889 On December - 12 robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77
1894 On this day in history death of sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1845)
1912 On December - 12 luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91
1913 Death of Emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia (b. 1844) on this day in history.
1914 On December - 12 death of watkins Lewis, black man, lynched in Shrevport La
1920 On December - 12 olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75
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