Famous Deaths In December - 16
Sunday, 18 April 2021
0705 Death of Empress Wu of Zhou (b. 625) on December - 16.
0714 Pippin II, of Héristal, Duke/prince of France, dies on this day in history.
0867 On December - 16 death of eberhard of Friuli
0875 Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 on December - 16.
0882 John VIII, Italian Pope (872-82), dies on December - 16.
0999 On December - 16 adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68
1325 On this day in history death of charles of Valois, son of Philip III of France (b. 1270)
1378 Death of Otto III of Montferrat on this day in history.
1379 Death of John Fitzalan, Marshal of England on December - 16.
1404 On December - 16 albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74
1470 Death of John II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1425) on December - 16.
1598 On this day in history death of yi Sun-sin, Korean admiral (b. 1545)
1669 On this day in history death of nathaniel Fiennes, English politician (b. circa 1608)
1670 On December - 16 dorothy, 1st English marquis of Halifax, dies
1672 On December - 16 john II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68), dies at 63
1673 On this day in history juan de Padilla, composer, dies at 68
1687 Death of William Petty, English scientist and philosopher (b. 1623) on this day in history.
1719 On this day in history adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78
1751 Death of Leopold II of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian general (b. 1700) on December - 16.
1765 Death of Peter Frederick Haldimand, Swiss military officer and surveyor on December - 16.
1774 On December - 16 francois Quesnay, French personal physician of Louis XIV, dies at 80
1781 On December - 16 georg Simon Lohlein, composer, dies at 56
1783 On December - 16 johann Adolf Hasse, Dutch operatic composer (Sesostrate), dies at 84
1790 On this day in history ludwig August Lebrun, composer, dies at 38
1809 On December - 16 death of antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (b. 1755)
1816 On December - 16 vincenzo Galeotti, [Tomazelli], Ital dancer/choreographer, dies at 73
1833 Friedrich August Kanne, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.
1852 Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59 on December - 16.
1858 Richard Bright, British Dr (Bright's disease/nephritis), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1859 Wilhelm Grimm, writer, dies at 73 on December - 16.
1861 On December - 16 karol Joseph Lipinski, composer, dies at 71
1870 On this day in history stanislaw Duniecki, composer, dies at 31
1871 Willibald Alexis, German writer (Schloss Avalon), dies at 73 on December - 16.
1874 On December - 16 abraham Capadose, physician/missionary, dies at 79