Famous Deaths In December - 26
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
0267 On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius
1350 Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on December - 26.
1458 Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on December - 26.
1476 On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1530 Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.
1574 Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.
1658 Simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1676 On December - 26 domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1731 Death of Antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672) on this day in history.
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on December - 26.
1740 On this day in history mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1771 Death of Claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715) on this day in history.
1776 Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on this day in history.
1780 On December - 26 death of john Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712)
1784 Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on this day in history.
1786 On this day in history death of gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)
1797 On this day in history john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72
1827 On December - 26 jan David Holland, composer, dies at 81
1836 Hans Georg Nageli, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1837 On December - 26 martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87
1861 On this day in history death of philip St George Cocke, Confederate brig-gen, commits suicide at 52
1862 Death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato on December - 26.
1866 On this day in history samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49
1869 Death of Jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797) on this day in history.
1879 Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on December - 26.
1887 On December - 26 jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40
1890 Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1909 Death of Frederic Remington, American artist (b. 1861) on December - 26.
1916 Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.
1917 On December - 26 louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71