Famous Deaths In February - 25
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
0779 Walburgis, Anglo-Saxon abbess/saint (Walpurgis Night), dies on this day in history.
1246 Death of Dafydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on February - 25.
1247 On February - 25 hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies
1495 On February - 25 djem Sultan, son of Turkish sultan Mehmed II, dies at 35
1522 Death of William Lilye, English classical scholar on February - 25.
1536 Death of Berthold Haller, German-born reformer (b. 1492) on February - 25.
1553 On this day in history death of hirate Masahide, Japanese diplomat and tutor of Oda Nobunaga (suicide) (b. 1492)
1558 On this day in history death of eleanor of Austria, Queen of Portugal and France (b. 1498)
1601 Death of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, executed for treason against Elizabeth on this day in history.
1602 On February - 25 everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
1634 On this day in history death of albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein, German duke, murdered at 50
1643 On this day in history marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at 60
1655 On February - 25 death of daniel Heinsius, Flemish scholar (b. 1580)
1682 Death of Alessandro Stradella, Italian violist/composer, murdered at 37 on February - 25.
1713 Frederik I, King of Prussia (1701-13), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1715 On this day in history death of pu Songling, Chinese writer (b. 1640)
1719 Giovanni Maria Casini, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1723 Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/architect, dies at 90 on February - 25.
1756 Death of Eliza Haywood, English actress and writer (b. 1693) on February - 25.
1798 Death of Louis-Jules Mancini-Mazarini, Duc de Nivernais, French diplomat and writer (b. 1716) on this day in history.
1805 Death of Thomas Pownall, British colonial statesman (b. 1722) on this day in history.
1826 Piotr A von der Pahlen, military governor of St Petersburg, dies at 60 on February - 25.
1850 Death of Daoguang, Emperor of China (b. 1782) on this day in history.
1851 Ferdinand Simon Gassner, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
1852 On this day in history thomas Moore, writer (Utopia), dies
1860 On this day in history death of chauncey Allen Goodrich, American clergyman, educator, and lexicographer (b. 1790)
1865 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47 on this day in history.
1894 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor/author/director, dies at 51 on February - 25.
1899 Paul Julius von Reuter, founder of the news agency (Reuters), dies on this day in history.
1901 On February - 25 jose Rogel, composer, dies at 71
1902 On February - 25 carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer, dies at 77
1906 On February - 25 anton Stepanovich Arensky, Russian composer/conductor c t, dies at 44
1912 On February - 25 death of guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852)
1914 On February - 25 john Tenniel, British illustrator (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 93