Died on 26th day

June 26, 116 Ptolemy VIII Physcon a king of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt.
December 26, 268 Pope Dionysius the Bishop of Rome or Pope from 22 July 259 to his death in 268.
July 26, 342 Emperor Cheng of Jin an emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty. He was the eldest son of Emperor Ming and became the crown prince on April 1, 325. During his reign, the administration was largely dominated by a succession of regents—initially his uncle Yu Liang, then Wang Dao, then the joint administration of He Chong and another uncle Yu Bing. He became emperor at age four, and soon after his accession to the throne, the disastrous rebellion of Su Jun weakened Jin forces for decades
June 26, 363 Julian (emperor) Roman Emperor from 361 to 363 and a noted philosopher and Greek writer.
November 26, 399 Pope Siricius the Pope from December 384 to his death in 399. He was successor to Pope Damasus I and was himself succeeded by Pope Anastasius I
February 26, 420 Porphyry of Gaza Saint Porphyry , Bishop of Gaza 395–420, known from the account in his Life for Christianizing the recalcitrant pagan city of Gaza, and demolishing its temples.
July 26, 432 Pope Celestine I Pope from 10 September 422 to his death in 432. According to the Liber Pontificalis, the start of his papacy was 3 November. However, Tillemont places the date at 10 September
April 26, 499 Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei an emperor of the Northern Wei from September 20, 471 to April 26, 499.
May 26, 604 Augustine of Canterbury a Benedictine monk who became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in the year 597. He is considered the "Apostle to the English" and a founder of the English Church
April 26, 645 Richarius a Frankish hermit, monk, and the founder of two monasteries. He is venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church
October 26, 664 Cedd an Anglo-Saxon monk and bishop from Northumbria. He was an evangelist of the Middle Angles and East Saxons in England and a significant participant in the Synod of Whitby, a meeting which resolved important differences within the Church in England. He is venerated by Anglican, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians
January 26, 724 Yazid II an Umayyad caliph who ruled from 720 until his death in 724.
May 26, 735 Bede an English monk at the monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth and its companion monastery, Saint Paul's, in modern Jarrow , Northeast England, both of which were located in the Kingdom of Northumbria. He is well known as an author and scholar, and his most famous work, Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum gained him the title "The Father of English History"
January 26, 738 John of Dailam a 7th-century East Syrian Christian saint and monk, who founded several monasteries in Mesopotamia and Persia.
March 26, 752 Pope-elect Stephen a Roman priest elected pope in March 752 to succeed Zachary; he died of a stroke a few days later, before being ordained a bishop. In 745, Zachary had made him a cardinal presbyter, with the titulus of San Crisogono, the same titulus later held by Cardinal Frederick of Lorraine, who became Pope Stephen IX
April 26, 757 Pope Stephen II Pope from 26 March 752 to his death in 757. He succeeded Pope Zachary following the death of Pope-elect Stephen. Stephen II marks the historical delineation between the Byzantine Papacy and the Frankish Papacy
October 26, 760 Cuthbert of Canterbury a medieval Anglo-Saxon Archbishop of Canterbury in England. Prior to his elevation to Canterbury, he was abbot of a monastic house, and perhaps may have been Bishop of Hereford also, but evidence for his holding Hereford mainly dates from after the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. While Archbishop, he held church councils and built a new church in Canterbury. It was during Cuthbert's archbishopric that the Diocese of York was raised to an archbishopric. Cuthbert died in 760 and was later regarded as a saint
March 26, 809 Ludger a missionary among the Frisians and Saxons, founder of Werden Abbey and first Bishop of Münster in Westphalia.
July 26, 811 Nikephoros I Byzantine Emperor from 802 to 811, when he was killed in the Battle of Pliska.
May 26, 819 Ali al-Ridha the seventh descendant of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the eighth of the Twelve Imams, according to the Twelver Shia sect of Islam as well as an Imam of knowledge according to the Zaydi Shia school and Sufis. His given name was 'Alī ibn Mūsā ibn Ja'far
June 26, 822 Saichō a Japanese Buddhist monk credited with founding the Tendai school in Japan, based around the Chinese Tiantai tradition he was exposed to during his trip to China beginning in 804. He founded the temple and headquarters of Tendai at Enryaku-ji on Hiei near Kyoto. He is also said to have been the first to bring tea to Japan. After his death, he was awarded the posthumous title of Dengyō Daishi
December 26, 831 Euthymius of Sardis metropolitan bishop of Sardis between 785 and 804, and a leading iconophile during the period of Byzantine Iconoclasm. Martyred in 831, he is a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church, celebrated on 26 December
September 26, 862 Musa ibn Musa ibn Qasi leader of the muwallad Banu Qasi clan and ruler of a semi-autonomous principality in the upper Ebro valley in northern Iberia in the 9th century.
August 26, 887 Emperor Kōkō the 58th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
October 26, 899 Alfred the Great King of Wessex from 871 to 899.
March 26, 903 Sugawara no Michizane a scholar, poet, and politician of the Heian Period of Japan. He is regarded as an excellent poet, particularly in Chinese poetry, and is today revered as the god of learning, Tenman-Tenjin
April 26, 909 Fujiwara no Tokihira a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.
March 26, 922 Mansur Al-Hallaj a Persian mystic, revolutionary writer and teacher of Sufism, who wrote exclusively in Arabic. He is most famous for his poetry, accusation of heresy and for his execution at the orders of the Abbasid Caliph Al-Muqtadir after a long, drawn-out investigation
March 26, 931 Béatrice of Vermandois a Carolingian aristocrat, the wife of Robert I, King of France, and mother of Hugh the Great.
January 26, 946 Eadgyth the daughter of Edward the Elder, and the wife of Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor.
May 26, 946 Edmund I King of England from 939 until his death. He was a son of Edward the Elder and half-brother of Æthelstan. Athelstan died on 27 October 939, and Edmund succeeded him as king
March 26, 973 Guntram the Rich a count in Breisgau, member of the noble family of the Etichonids, and possibly the progenitor of the House of Habsburg, one of Europe's most important royal families.
November 26, 975 Conrad of Constance a bishop and saint.
March 26, 983 'Adud al-Dawla king of the Buyid dynasty from 949 to 983. He is widely regarded as the greatest monarch of the dynasty, and one of the most powerful Muslim rulers during his late reign
June 26, 985 Ramiro III of León the son of Sancho the Fat and his successor at the age of only five.
May 26, 1035 Berenguer Ramon I Count of Barcelona the count of Barcelona, Girona, and Ausona from 1018 to his death.
June 26, 1043 Gonzalo of Sobrarbe and Ribagorza ruler of Sobrarbe and Ribagorza, two small Pyrenean counties which he was granted by his father, King Sancho III of Navarre. His unsuccessful reign ended in his assassination by one of his own knights
May 26, 1055 Adalbert Margrave of Austria the Margrave of Austria from 1018 until his death in 1055. He was a member of the House of Babenberg
May 26, 1076 Ramon Berenguer I Count of Barcelona Count of Barcelona in 1035–1076. He promulgated the earliest versions of a written code of Catalan law, the Usages of Barcelona
January 26, 1080 Amadeus II Count of Savoy the Count of Savoy from 1078 to 1080. His life is obscure and few documents mention him. During his reign he was overshadowed by his mother, but he had good relations with the Papacy and, for a time, the Holy Roman Emperor
June 26, 1090 Jaromír (Bishop of Prague) the Bishop of Prague from 1068, when he was appointed by his brother, Vratislaus II of Bohemia. The two were both sons of Duke Bretislaus I of Bohemia
May 26, 1093 Rostislav Vsevolodovich the Prince of Pereyaslavl , son of Vsevolod I of Kiev, and half brother of Vladimir Monomakh. He fought at Stugna river against the Cumans and drowned while fleeing the battle
January 26, 1109 Alberic of Cîteaux O.Cist. sometimes known as Aubrey of Cîteaux, was a French monk and abbot, one of the founders of the Cistercian Order. He is now honored as a saint
March 26, 1130 Sigurd the Crusader King of Norway from 1103 to 1130. His rule, together with his brother Eystein I of Norway , has been regarded by historians as a golden age for the medieval Kingdom of Norway. He is otherwise famous for leading the Norwegian Crusade , earning the eponym "the Crusader"
March 26, 1132 Geoffrey of Vendôme a French Benedictine monk, writer and cardinal.
February 26, 1154 Roger II of Sicily King of Sicily, son of Roger I of Sicily and successor to his brother Simon. He began his rule as Count of Sicily in 1105, became Duke of Apulia and Calabria in 1127, and then King of Sicily in 1130. By the time of his death at the age of 58, Roger had succeeded in uniting all the Norman conquests in Italy into one kingdom with a strong centralized government
January 26, 1188 Eysteinn Erlendsson Archbishop of Nidaros from 1161 to his death in 1188.
December 26, 1191 Reginald Fitz Jocelin a medieval Bishop of Bath and an Archbishop of Canterbury-elect in England. A member of an Anglo-Norman noble family, he was the son of a bishop, and was educated in Italy. He was a household clerk for Thomas Becket, but by 1167 he was serving King Henry II of England. He was also a favourite of King Louis VII of France, who had him appointed abbot of the Abbey of Corbeil. After Reginald angered Becket while attempting to help negotiate a settlement between Becket and the king, Becket called him "that offspring of fornication, that enemy to the peace of the Church, that traitor." When he was elected as a bishop, the election was challenged by King Henry's eldest son, Henry the Young King, and Reginald was forced to go to Rome to be confirmed by Pope Alexander III. He attended the Third Lateran Council in 1179, and spent much of his time administering his diocese. He was elected Archbishop of Canterbury in 1191, but died before he could be installed
April 26, 1192 Emperor Go-Shirakawa the 77th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1155 through 1158
December 26, 1194 Aubrey de Vere 1st Earl of Oxford a noble involved in the succession conflict between King Stephen and Empress Matilda in the mid-twelfth century.