Born on 26th day

June 26, 12 Agrippa Postumus a son of Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa and Julia the Elder. His maternal grandparents were Roman Emperor Augustus and his second wife Scribonia
April 26, 121 Marcus Aurelius Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors, and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers
November 26, 656 Emperor Zhongzong of Tang the fourth Emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China, ruling briefly in 684 and again from 705 to 710.
October 26, 686 Eata of Hexham bishop of Lindisfarne from 678 until 685, and of Hexham from then until his death. He was the first native of Northumbria to take the bishopric of Lindisfarne
June 26, 719 Yang Guifei known as one of the Four Beauties of ancient China. She was the beloved consort of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang during his later years
August 26, 787 Arechis II of Benevento Duke of Benevento, in southern Italy, from 758 until his death. While he sought to expand Benevento's influence into areas of Italy still controlled by the Byzantine Empire, he also had to resist attacks by Charlemagne, who was building a Frankish empire and had conquered northern Italy
November 26, 907 Rudesind a Galician bishop and abbot. He was born into the nobility; his father was Count Gutierre Menéndez , brother-in-law to Ordoño II and supporter of Alfonso III of León, and his mother was Ilduaria Eriz , daughter of count Ero Fernández. His sister Hermesenda became mother-in-law of Gonzalo Menéndez, Count of Portugal. Rudesind was related to the abbess Saint Senorina. He became a Benedictine monk at a young age and became bishop of Mondoñedo at the age of 18 , succeeding his uncle Sabarico II
September 26, 931 Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah the fourth Fatimid Caliph and 14th Ismaili imam, and reigned from 953 to 975. It was during his caliphate that the center of power of the Fatimid dynasty was moved from Ifriqiya to the newly conquered Egypt. Fatimids founded the city of al-Qāhiratu "the Victorious" in 969 as the new capital of the Fāṭimid caliphate in Egypt
January 26, 967 Emperor Kazan the 65th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
July 26, 1030 Stanislaus of Szczepanów a Bishop of Kraków known chiefly for having been martyred by the Polish king Bolesław II the Bold. Stanislaus is venerated in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Stanislaus the Martyr
August 26, 1031 Malcolm III of Scotland King of Scots. He was the eldest son of King Duncan Malcolm's long reign, lasting 35 years, preceded the beginning of the Scoto-Norman age. He is the historical equivalent of the character of the same name in Shakespeare's Macbeth
July 26, 1043 Moses the Hungarian a Kievan Russian monk of Hungarian origin. He is venerated as a saint by the Eastern Orthodox Church
January 26, 1143 Ali ibn Yusuf the 5th Almoravid king he reigned 1106–1143.
December 26, 1194 Frederick II Holy Roman Emperor one of the most powerful Holy Roman Emperors of the Middle Ages and head of the House of Hohenstaufen. His political and cultural ambitions, based in Sicily and stretching through Italy to Germany, and even to Jerusalem, were enormous; however, his enemies, especially the popes, prevailed, and his dynasty collapsed soon after his death. Historians have searched for superlatives to describe him, as in the case of Professor Donald Detwiler, who wrote:
May 26, 1264 Prince Koreyasu the seventh shogun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan. He was the nominal ruler controlled by the Hōjō clan regents
November 26, 1288 Emperor Go-Daigo the 96th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
September 26, 1329 Anne of Bavaria a queen consort of Bohemia. She was the daughter of Rudolf II, Duke of Bavaria and Count Palatine of the Rhine, and Anna, daughter of Otto III of Carinthia
December 26, 1350 Jean de Marigny a younger brother of Enguerrand de Marigny.
February 26, 1361 Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia was, by inheritance, King of Bohemia from 1363 and by election, German King from 1376. He was the third Bohemian and third German monarch of the Luxembourg dynasty. Wenceslaus was deposed in 1400 as King of the Romans, but continued to rule as Bohemian king until his death
November 26, 1374 Yury of Zvenigorod the second son of Dmitri Donskoi. He was the Duke of Zvenigorod and Galich from 1389 until his death. During the reign of his brother Vasily I, he took part in the campaigns against Torzhok , Zhukotin , and Novgorod. He was the chief orchestrator of the Muscovite Civil War against his nephew, Vasily II, in the course of which he twice took Moscow, in 1433 and 1434
November 26, 1401 Henry Beaufort 2nd Earl of Somerset the eldest son of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset, and the grandson of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and Katherine Swynford.
September 26, 1406 Thomas de Ros 8th Baron de Ros an English peer.
February 26, 1416 Christopher of Bavaria King of Denmark , Sweden and Norway during the era of the Kalmar Union.
October 26, 1416 Edmund Grey 1st Earl of Kent the son of Sir John Grey, KG and Constance Holland. His main residence was at Wrest near Silsoe Bedfordshire
October 26, 1427 Sigismund Archduke of Austria a Habsburg archduke of Austria and ruler of Tirol from 1446 to 1490.
October 26, 1431 Ercole I d'Este Duke of Ferrara Duke of Ferrara from 1471 until 1505. He was a member of the House of Este. He was nicknamed North Wind and the Diamond
January 26, 1436 Henry Beaufort 3rd Duke of Somerset an important Lancastrian military commander during the English Wars of the Roses. He is sometimes numbered the 2nd Duke of Somerset, since the title was re-created for his father after his uncle died. He also held the subsidiary titles of 5th Earl of Somerset, 2nd Marquess of Dorset and 2nd Earl of Dorset
March 26, 1437 Walter Stewart Earl of Atholl a Scottish nobleman, the son of Robert II of Scotland. Stewart was an enthusiastic advocate of the ransom and return to Scotland of the future king in exile, James I, in 1424. In 1425 he served as a member of the jury of 21 which tried and executed his nephew Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany. Eventually however Atholl turned against the King and conspired in his assassination in 1437. He was tried for murder and was executed after 3 days of gruesome torture
July 26, 1439 Sigismund Duke of Bavaria a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty. He ruled as Duke of Bavaria-Munich from 1460 to 1467, and then as Duke of Bavaria-Dachau until his death
December 26, 1446 Charles de Valois Duc de Berry a son of Charles VII, King of France. He spent most of his life in conflict with his elder brother, King Louis XI of France
August 26, 1462 Catherine Zaccaria the daughter of the last Prince of Achaea, Centurione II Zaccaria. In September 1429 she was betrothed to the Byzantine Despot of the Morea Thomas Palaiologos, and married him in January 1430 at Mystras
January 26, 1467 Guillaume Budé a French scholar.
August 26, 1469 Ferdinand II of Naples King of Naples from 1495 to 1496. He was the son and successor of Alphonso II, and heir of the Brienne claim to kingdom of Jerusalem
October 26, 1474 Frederick of Saxony (Teutonic Knight) the 36th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, serving from 1498-1510. He was the third son of Albert, Duke of Saxony, and Sidonie of Poděbrady, daughter of George of Podebrady
May 26, 1478 Pope Clement VII Pope from 19 November 1523 to his death in 1534.
October 26, 1491 Zhengde Emperor the Ming dynasty Emperor of China between 1505–1521. Born Zhu Houzhao, he was the Hongzhi Emperor's eldest son. His era name means "Right virtue" or "Rectification of virtue"
January 26, 1495 Emperor Go-Nara the 105th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned from June 9, 1526 until September 27, 1557, during the Sengoku period. His personal name was Tomohito. In older English literature, he may also be referred to as Nara II
June 26, 1501 Cho Shik a Korean Joseon Dynasty Neo-Confucian scholar, educator, and poet. He had a major influence on the Easterners and the Northerners
October 26, 1507 Alvise I Mocenigo There were three Doges, and many other prominent Venetians, called Alvise Mocenigo. Alvise I Mocenigo was doge of Venice from 1570 to 1577
March 26, 1516 Conrad Gessner a Swiss naturalist and bibliographer. He was well known as a botanist, physician and classical linguist. His five-volume Historiae animalium is considered the beginning of modern zoology, and the flowering plant genus Gesneria and its family Gesneriaceae are named after him. A genus of moths is also named Gesneria after him. He is denoted by the author abbreviation Gesner when citing a botanical name
December 26, 1524 Victorinus Strigel a Philippist Lutheran Theologian.
December 26, 1532 Wilhelm Xylander a German classical scholar and humanist.
December 26, 1536 Yi I one of the two most prominent Korean Confucian scholars of the Joseon Dynasty, the other being his older contemporary, Yi Hwang. Yi I is often referred to by his pen name Yulgok. He is not only known as a scholar but also as a revered politician and reformer. He was academical successor of Jo Gwang-jo
April 26, 1538 Gian Paolo Lomazzo an Italian painter, best remembered for his writings on art theory, belonging to the second generation that produced Mannerism in Italian art and architecture.
January 26, 1541 Florent Chrestien a French satirist and Latin poet.
November 26, 1547 Nicolaus Taurellus a German philosopher and theologian.
August 26, 1549 Adrian of Ondrusov a Russian Orthodox monk and saint, venerated as a Wonderworker.
October 26, 1551 Charlotte de Sauve a French noblewoman and a mistress of King Henry of Navarre, who later ruled as King Henry IV of France. She was a member of Queen Mother Catherine de' Medici's notorious "Flying Squadron" , a group of beautiful female spies and informants recruited to seduce important men at Court, and thereby extract information to pass on to the Queen Mother
September 26, 1553 Nicolò Contarini the 97th Doge of Venice, reigning from his election on January 18, 1630 until his death 15 months later. Contarini was the Doge who presided over Venice during the Italian plague of 1629–1631, which killed one third of Venice's population
March 26, 1554 Charles Duke of Mayenne a French nobleman of the house of Guise and a military leader of the Catholic League, which he headed during the French Wars of Religion, following the assassination of his brothers at Blois in 1588. In 1596, when he made peace with Henri of Navarre, the wars were essentially at an end. He was the second son of Francis of Lorraine, Duke of Guise and Anna d'Este, the daughter of Ercole d'Este II, Duke of Ferrara and Renée of France