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947 Berthold Duke of Bavaria the younger son of Margrave Luitpold of Bavaria and Cunigunda, sister of Duke Erchanger of Swabia. He followed his nephew Eberhard as Duke of Bavaria in 938
955 Eadred the king of England from 946 until his death in 955, in succession to his elder brother Edmund I.
1407 Louis I Duke of Orléans Duke of Orléans from 1392 to his death. He was also Count of Valois , Duke of Touraine , Count of Blois , Angoulême , Périgord and Soissons
1457 Ladislaus the Posthumous Duke of Austria from 1440, King of Hungary from 1444 and King of Bohemia from 1453.
1464 Blessed Margaret of Savoy Marchioness of Montferrat, and a Dominican Sister.
1470 Gaston Prince of Viana the son of Gaston IV of Foix and Eleanor of Navarre, and was the heir of both. As a Prince of Navarre, he was called Prince of Viana
1499 Perkin Warbeck a pretender to the English throne during the reign of King Henry VII of England.
1503 Margaret of York Duchess of Burgundy as the third wife of Charles the Bold and acted as a protector of the Duchy after his death. She was a daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and Cecily Neville, and the sister of two Kings of England, Edward IV and Richard III. She was born at Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England, and she died at Mechelen in the Low Countries
1534 Beatriz Galindo a Spanish physician and educator. She was a writer, humanist and a teacher of Queen Isabella of Castile and her children. She was one of the most educated women of her time. There is uncertainty about her date of birth; some authors believe it is 1464 or 1474. She was also known as "La Latina."
1572 Bronzino an Italian Mannerist painter from Florence. His sobriquet, Bronzino, in all probability refers to his relatively dark skin
1590 André Thévet a French Franciscan priest, explorer, cosmographer and writer who travelled to Brazil in the 16th century. He described the country, its aboriginal inhabitants and the historical episodes involved in the France Antarctique, a French settlement in Rio de Janeiro, in his book Singularities of France Antarctique
1604 Francesco Barozzi an Italian mathematician, astronomer and humanist.
1616 Richard Hakluyt an English writer. He is known for promoting the settlement of North America by the English through his works, notably Divers Voyages Touching the Discoverie of America and The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoueries of the English Nation
1682 Claude Lorrain a French painter, draughtsman and engraver of the Baroque era. He spent most of his life in Italy, and is admired for his achievements in landscape painting
1698 César-Pierre Richelet a French grammarian and lexicographer, and the editor of the first dictionary of the French language.
1731 Crown Prince Friedrich Ludwig heir to the duchy of Württemberg.
1744 Bogusław Korwin Gosiewski de armis Ślepowron – Bishop of Smolensk on 29 January 1725, Lithuanian Great Quartermaster in 1720, Preceptor and Curator of Vilnius Cathedral, Vicar of Onikszty. He was son of the Lithuanian Field Commander Wincenty Korwin Gosiewski and Magdalena Konopacka. During the Lithuanian Civil War he supported the opponents to almighty Sapieha family. In 1722 became Auxiliary Bishop of Vilnius and Titular Bishop of Achantus. In 1723, the chapter elected him as ruler of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vilnius, and in 1725, became Bishop of Smolensk. In 1729, as one of the leaders of the opposition in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania against Augustus II the Strong, which was organizing by the French Ambassador in Poland, Antoine-Felix Marquis of Monti, who promoted to the throne Stanisław Leszczyński. Under the agreement, France would pay 60 thousand pounds for each subsequent rupture of the Parliament for the life of Augustus At the same time, together with Lithuanian opponents to the Wettin king, seek the Russian support against the absolutist aspirations of Augustus Gosiewski, embittered by the lack of nominations for the Diocese of Vilnius, was the protagonist of a scandal in custom, when in 1730, at a banquet, at which were present the entire chapter he threw glass and bottle to the new bishop of Vilnius, Michael Zienkowicz. In 1730, the Marquis of Monti broke the parliament in Grodno. In 1732, in the same way Gosiewski broke the parliament in Warsaw, getting the sum of money from the French Embassy. For the same reasons the Russian ambassador Friedrich Casimir Count von Löwenwolde paid him and Antoni Kazimierz Sapieha 1000 gold coins. Gosiewski himself also got 4 couples of zibeline martens and 100 gold coins
1763 Friedrich Heinrich von Seckendorff a Franconian field marshal and diplomat, in the service of the imperial Habsburg monarchy of Austria. Later he served as commander of the Bavarian army and fought Austria
1769 Constantine Mavrocordatos a Greek noble who served as Prince of Wallachia and Prince of Moldavia at several intervals. As a ruler he issued reforms in the laws of each of the two Danubian Principalities, ensuring a more adequate taxation and a series of measures amounting to the emancipation of serfs
1787 Anton Schweitzer a German composer of operas, who was affiliated with Abel Seyler's theatrical company.
1804 Ivan Mane Jarnović a virtuoso violinist-composer of the 18th century whose family was of possibly Ragusan origin. He had a European career, performing in almost all major centres including Paris, Berlin, Warsaw, St Petersburg, Vienna, Stockholm, Basle, London, Dublin, amongst others. It appears he was a pupil of Antonio Lolli and he was an acquaintance of Joseph Haydn, with whom he shared concert programmes in London
1804 Richard Graves an English minister, poet, and novelist.
1806 Roger Newdigate an English politician and collector of antiquities.
1807 Jean-François Rewbell a French lawyer, diplomat, and politician of the Revolution.
1814 Elbridge Gerry an American statesman and diplomat. As a Democratic-Republican he was selected as the fifth Vice President of the United States , serving under James Madison. He is known best for being the namesake of gerrymandering, a process by which electoral districts are drawn with the aim of aiding the party in power, although its initial "g" has softened to /dʒ/ from the hard /ɡ/ of his name
1819 Quintin Craufurd born at Kilwinning.
1824 Fyodor Alekseyev a Russian painter. His contemporaries often called him the Russian Canaletto, in recognition of his masterful vedute
1824 Matthäus Casimir von Collin a leading poet in the Vienna of his time. Some of his works have been set to music by Schubert, such as Der Zwerg , Wehmut and Nacht und Träume
1826 Johann Elert Bode a German astronomer known for his reformulation and popularization of the Titius–Bode law. Bode determined the orbit of Uranus and suggested the planet's name
1833 Jean-Baptiste Jourdan 1st Comte Jourdan , enlisted as a private in the French royal army and rose to command armies during the French Revolutionary Wars. Emperor Napoleon I of France named him a Marshal of France in 1804 and he also fought in the Napoleonic Wars. After 1815, he became reconciled to the Bourbon Restoration. He was one of the most successful commanders of the French Revolutionary Army
1840 Louis Gabriel Ambroise de Bonald a French counter-revolutionary philosopher and politician. Mainly, he is remembered for developing a set of social theories that exercised a powerful influence in shaping the ontological framework from which French sociology would emerged
1844 Thomas Henderson (astronomer) a Scottish astronomer and mathematician noted for being the first person to measure the distance to Alpha Centauri, the major component of the nearest stellar system to Earth, and for being the first Astronomer Royal for Scotland.
1847 Henry Duke of Anhalt-Köthen a German prince of the House of Ascania, ruler of the non-sovereign principality of Anhalt-Pless and the last ruler of the duchy of Anhalt-Köthen.
1848 Sir John Barrow 1st Baronet an English statesman and writer.
1853 Friedrich Schneider a German pianist, composer and conductor.
1855 Louis-Mathieu Molé a French statesman and 18th Prime Minister of France.
1856 Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall an Austrian orientalist.
1857 Józef Dwernicki a General of Cavalry in the Polish Army, and a participant in the November Uprising.
1858 Edmund Lyons 1st Baron Lyons a British naval commander and diplomat who led a distinguished career in the Royal Navy, culminating with the Crimean War and his appointment as Commander of the Black Sea Fleet. He also held various diplomatic posts, including ambassadorial positions in Sweden, Switzerland and to the newly established court of King Otto of Greece
1864 Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve a German astronomer from a famous dynasty.
1864 Hong Rengan an important leader of the Taiping Rebellion. He was the cousin of the movement's founder and spiritual leader Hong Xiuquan. His position as the Prince Gan resembled the role of a Prime Minister. He is a noted figure in history because of the sweeping reforms attempted under his rule, and because of his popularity in the West
1865 Josef Leopold Zvonař a Czech composer, pedagogue, and big music critic.
1868 Nathan George Evans a captain in the 2nd U.S. Cavalry who became a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War
1869 Domingo Dulce 1st Marquis of Castell-Florite a Spanish noble and general, who fought in the First Carlist War and who served two times as Captain General of Cuba.
1871 Mariano Melgarejo the 18th President of Bolivia, from December 28, 1864, to January 15, 1871.
1872 John Bowring an English political economist, traveller, miscellaneous writer, polyglot, and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong.
1875 Friedrich Albert Lange a German philosopher and sociologist.
1880 Redmond Barry a colonial judge in Victoria, Australia, of Anglo-Irish origins.
1886 Leopold Kompert a Bohemian Jewish writer. He was born in Mnichovo Hradiště , Bohemia, and died in Vienna
1886 Marguerite Bellanger a French stage actress and courtesan. She was a celebrity of contemporary France and known for her relationship with Napoleon III of France. She was often caricatured in contemporary press and is considered to be the model for Émile Zola's Nana. A candy is also named after her