Famous Deaths In February - 16
Thursday, 21 February 2019
0309 Death of Pamphilus van Caesarea, Palestinian scholar/martyr, beheaded on this day in history.
0923 On this day in history abu Dja'far Mohammed Djarir al-Tabari, islamic historian, dies at 83
1247 Death of Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204) on this day in history.
1279 On this day in history afonso III, King of Portugal (1248-79), dies
1391 On February - 16 johannes V Palaeologus, Emperor of Byzantium (1341-91), dies
1531 On February - 16 death of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1452)
1538 On February - 16 everhard/Erardus van de Mark, prince-bishop of Liege, dies at 65
1560 On this day in history death of jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal and diplomat
1653 Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70 on February - 16.
1710 Death of Esprit Fléchier, French writer and Bishop of Nîmes (b. 1632) on February - 16.
1721 On this day in history death of james Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)
1754 On February - 16 richard Mead, physician, dies
1779 William Boyce, English organist/composer (Cathedral Music), dies on February - 16.
1791 Death of Richard earl d'Alton, Austria general of S Neth, commits suicide at 58 on this day in history.
1799 On February - 16 charles Theoby, ruler (Palts & Bayern), dies at 74
1803 On February - 16 jan V clav Stich, Bohemian composer, dies at 56
1820 Death of Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General and war hero (b. 1758) on February - 16.
1823 Johann Gottfried Schict, composer, dies at 69 on February - 16.
1825 On February - 16 george Gerson, composer, dies at 34
1829 On February - 16 francois-Joseph Gossec, Belg/Fr composer (Messe of Morts), dies at 95
1834 Lionel Lukin, life boat pioneer, dies on this day in history.
1844 Death of Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) on this day in history.
1851 Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician, dies at 95 on this day in history.
1857 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, French engraver, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1858 Georg F Creuzer, German philological/historian, dies at 86 on February - 16.
1864 Vaclav Jindrich Veit, composer, dies at 58 on February - 16.
1892 On this day in history henry Walter Bates, naturalist/explorer (South America), dies
1898 On February - 16 death of thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843)
1899 Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57 on February - 16.
1900 George Labram, US mine engineer in South Africa, dies in battle on February - 16.
1907 Death of Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835) on February - 16.
1910 Albert Heinrich Zabel, composer, dies at 75 on February - 16.
1912 Edgar Evans, British explorer (Antarctica), dies on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history emil Waldteufel, [Charles Levy], French composer (Estudiantina), dies