Famous Deaths In December - 26
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
0267 On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies
0268 Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.
1350 On this day in history death of jean de Marigny, French bishop
1458 Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.
1476 On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered
1530 On December - 26 zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47
1574 On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50
1624 Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on December - 26.
1627 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies on December - 26.
1658 On this day in history simon Guillain, French sculptor (Castle of Blois/Sorbonne), dies at 78
1676 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies on this day in history.
1679 On December - 26 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
1731 On this day in history death of antoine Houdar de la Motte, French writer (b. 1672)
1736 Antonio Caldara, composer, dies on this day in history.
1740 On December - 26 mauritius Louis II earl of Nassau, lt-gen (12 children), dies
1771 On this day in history death of claude Adrien Helvétius, French philosopher (b. 1715)
1776 Johann Gottlieb Rall, Hessian colonel/mercenary, dies in battle on December - 26.
1780 Death of John Fothergill, English physician (b. 1712) on December - 26.
1784 Death of Seth Warner, American revolutionary leader (b. 1743) on December - 26.
1786 On December - 26 death of gasparo Gozzi, Italian critic and dramatist (b. 1713)
1797 John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 on this day in history.
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 On December - 26 death of 38 Santee Sioux indians, hanged in Mankato
1866 Samuel Ryan Curtis, Union general-major, dies at 49 on December - 26.
1869 On December - 26 death of jean Louis Marie Poiseuille, French physiologist (b. 1797)
1879 Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on December - 26.
1887 On this day in history 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 On December - 26 bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81
1917 On December - 26 louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71