Famous Deaths In February - 06
Sunday, 07 August 2022
0743 On February - 06 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 this day in history death of jeanne de Bourbon, wife of Charles V of France (b. 1338)
1497 On this day in history john Ockeghem, Flemish singer/composer, dies at 79
1515 On February - 06 death of aldus Manutius, Italian printer
1585 On this day in history death of edmund Plowden, English legal scholar (b. 1518)
1593 Death of Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (b. 1517) on February - 06.
1612 On this day in history christopher Clavius, calendar reformer, dies (birth date unknown)
1617 Prosper Alpinus, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63 on February - 06.
1695 On this day in history ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies
1699 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies on February - 06.
1725 On February - 06 johann Philipp Krieger, composer, dies at 75
1775 Death of William Dowdeswell, English politician (b. 1721) on February - 06.
1783 On February - 06 lancelot "Capability" Brown, English architect (Kew), dies at about 67
1785 On February - 06 iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48
1793 On this day in history carlo Goldoni, Italian author (L'avaro), dies at 85
1798 Niels Schiorring, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1804 On this day in history joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70
1807 John Reid, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1812 On this day in history carlo Goldoni, writer, dies at 104
1816 Death of Maria Ludwika Rzewuska, Polish szlachcianka (b. 1744) on February - 06.
1833 Death of Pierre André Latreille, French entomologist (b. 1762) on this day in history.
1834 Death of Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer (b. 1804) on February - 06.
1855 Death of Josef Munzinger, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1791) on February - 06.
1859 On this day in history johannes Josephus Viotta, composer, dies at 45
1865 John Pegram, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 33 on this day in history.
1881 On February - 06 pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68
1896 Abraham Czn van Stolk, Dutch art collector, dies at 82 on February - 06.
1897 Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies on February - 06.
1899 On February - 06 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 February - 06.
1914 On this day in history j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Hague School), dies at 69
1916 On this day in history anne C A I van Diest, Belgian physician/feminist, dies at 73