Famous Deaths In February - 06
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
0743 On this day in history hisham ibn 'Abd al-Malik, 10th Moslem caliph, dies at about 52
0891 Photius, Byzantine theologist/patriarch of Constantinople/saint, dies on February - 06.
1140 On February - 06 thurstan, archbishop of York, dies
1378 On February - 06 death of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338)
1497 John Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79 on February - 06.
1515 Death of Aldus Manutius, Italian printer on February - 06.
1585 Death of Edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518) on February - 06.
1593 Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on this day in history.
1612 On February - 06 christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 On February - 06 prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
1695 On February - 06 ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
1699 On February - 06 jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
1725 Johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on this day in history.
1783 Lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67 on February - 06.
1785 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48 on February - 06.
1793 On this day in history carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
1798 Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on February - 06.
1804 On February - 06 joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on February - 06.
1812 Carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104 on this day in history.
1816 Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on this day in history.
1833 Death of Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762) on this day in history.
1834 On February - 06 death of richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804)
1855 Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on this day in history.
1859 On February - 06 johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
1865 On this day in history john Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33
1881 Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on February - 06.
1896 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1897 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on this day in history.
1899 On this day in history georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor, dies at 67
1910 Death of Alfonso Maria Fusco. Beatified Italian Roman Catholic priest and founder (b.1839) on this day in history.
1914 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1916 Anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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