Famous Deaths In December - 26
Monday, 18 February 2019
0267 Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.
0268 On this day in history death of pope Dionysius
1350 Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.
1458 Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on December - 26.
1476 Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on this day in history.
1574 On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on this day in history.
1658 On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 John van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53 on December - 26.
1731 On December - 26 death of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672)
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1771 Death of Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715) on December - 26.
1776 On this day in history johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle
1780 Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on December - 26.
1784 Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on this day in history.
1786 Death of Gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713) on December - 26.
1797 On December - 26 john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72
1827 On this day in history jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81
1836 Hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1837 On this day in history martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87
1861 Death of Philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.
1862 On December - 26 death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato
1866 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1869 Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on December - 26.
1879 Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on December - 26.
1887 On December - 26 jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40
1890 On December - 26 heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86
1909 On December - 26 death of frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861)
1916 On December - 26 bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81
1917 On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71