Famous Deaths In December - 12
Monday, 21 June 2021
0884 Carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies on December - 12.
1112 On December - 12 tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies
1204 On December - 12 maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69
1212 On December - 12 death of geoffrey, Archbishop of York
1263 Hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies on December - 12.
1574 Death of Selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524) on this day in history.
1586 Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on this day in history.
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 December - 12.
1685 Death of John Pell, English mathematician (b. 1610) on December - 12.
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 this day in history death of johann Christoph Gottsched, German writer (b. 1700)
1772 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.
1777 On December - 12 albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69
1788 On December - 12 joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88
1789 Death of John Ponsonby, Irish politician (b. 1713) on December - 12.
1790 On December - 12 death of mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and writer (b. 1733)
1812 John Malchair, composer, dies at 82 on December - 12.
1817 Death of Emperor Tekle Giyorgis I of Ethiopia, (b. about 1751) on this day in history.
1836 On December - 12 giuseppe Farinelli, composer, dies at 67
1843 Willem I Frederik, King of Netherlands (1814-40), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1858 Death of Jacques Viger, antiquarian and archeologist, first mayor of Montreal (b. 1787) on this day in history.
1872 On December - 12 willem A Schimmelpenninck van der Oye, Dutch politician, dies at 72
1877 Jose M de Alencar, Brazilian writer/minister of Justice, dies at 48 on this day in history.
1880 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1889 Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77 on December - 12.
1894 On this day in history death of sir John Thompson, fourth Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1845)
1912 Luitpold von Bayern, prince-regent of Bayern, dies at 91 on this day in history.
1913 Death of Emperor Menelek II of Ethiopia (b. 1844) on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1923 On December - 12 raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20