Famous Deaths In December - 12
Saturday, 06 June 2020
0884 On December - 12 carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
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 Death of Geoffrey, Archbishop of York on December - 12.
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 Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on December - 12.
1600 On December - 12 john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies
1677 On December - 12 jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
1685 On December - 12 death of john Pell, English mathematician (b. 1610)
1751 Death of Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, English statesman and philosopher (b. 1678) on December - 12.
1754 Death of Wu Jingzi, Chinese writer (b. 1701) on this day in history.
1766 Death of Johann Christoph Gottsched, German writer (b. 1700) on this day in history.
1772 Johann Gottfried Seyfert, composer, dies at 41 on December - 12.
1777 On December - 12 albrecht von Haller, Swiss physician/biologist/author, dies at 69
1788 On this day in history joseph Gibbs, composer, dies at 88
1789 Death of John Ponsonby, Irish politician (b. 1713) on this day in history.
1790 On December - 12 death of mikhail Shcherbatov, Russian philosopher and writer (b. 1733)
1812 On December - 12 john Malchair, composer, dies at 82
1817 On December - 12 death of emperor Tekle Giyorgis I of Ethiopia, (b. about 1751)
1836 On December - 12 giuseppe Farinelli, composer, dies at 67
1843 Willem I Frederik, King of Netherlands (1814-40), dies at 71 on December - 12.
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 December - 12.
1877 On this day in history 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 On December - 12 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 December - 12.
1914 On December - 12 death of watkins Lewis, black man, lynched in Shrevport La
1920 Olive Schreiner, South Afr writer (Healing Imagination), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1921 Henrietta Leavitt, cepheid period-luminosity relation discover, dies on December - 12.
1923 Raymond Radiguet, French journalist/writer (Ball du Comte), dies at 20 on this day in history.