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422 Pope Boniface I Pope from 28 December 418 to his death in 422. He was a contemporary of Saint Augustine of Hippo, who dedicated to him some of his works
799 Musa al-Kadhim known for his nickname al-Kadhim , and is the seventh Shiite Imam after his father Ja'far al-Sadiq. He is regarded by Sunnis as a renowned scholar and was contemporary with the Abbasid caliphs, Al-Mansur, Al-Hadi, Al-Mahdi and Harun al-Rashid. He lived in very difficult times, in hiding, until he finally died in Baghdad in the Sindi ibn Shahak prison through poisoning. Ali al-Ridha, the eighth Imām, and Fatemah Masume were among his children
1037 Bermudo III of León the last scion of Peter of Cantabria to rule in the Leonese kingdom. He was called Emperor in Galicia in 1025
1063 Tughril the founder of the Seljuk Empire, ruling from 1037 to 1063. Tughril united the Turkmen warriors of the Great Eurasian Steppes into a confederacy of tribes, who traced their ancestry to a single ancestor named Seljuq, and led them in conquest of eastern Iran. He would later establish the Seljuq Sultanate after conquering Persia and retaking the Abbasid capital of Baghdad from the Buyid dynasty in 1055. Tughril relegated the Abbasid Caliphs to state figureheads and took command of the caliphate's armies in military offensives against the Byzantine Empire and the Fatimid Caliphate in an effort to expand his empire's borders and unite the Islamic world
1154 Gilbert de la Porrée a scholastic logician and theologian.
1199 Joan of England Queen of Sicily the seventh child of Henry II of England and his queen consort, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
1207 Boniface I Marquess of Montferrat Marquess of Montferrat , the leader of the Fourth Crusade and the King of Thessalonica.
1308 Margaret of Burgundy Queen of Sicily the second wife of Charles I of Sicily, and thus Queen of Sicily.
1323 Gegeen Khan Emperor Yingzong of Yuan regarded as the ninth Great Khan of the Mongols in Mongolia. His name means "enlightened/bright khan" in the Mongolian language
1324 Sancho of Majorca King of Majorca, Count of Roussillon and Cerdanya, and Lord of Montpellier from 1311 to his death. He was the second son of James II and Escalaramunda de Foix, daughter of Roger IV, count of Foix. He inherited the throne when his elder brother James renounced his claim to became a Franciscan monk
1439 Christian of Prachatice a medieval Bohemian astronomer, mathematician and former Catholic priest who converted to the Hussite movement. He was the author of several books about medicine and herbs, and contributed to the field of astronomy with many papers and data recordings
1515 Barbara of Brandenburg a German noblewoman member of the House of Hohenzollern, by birth Margravine of Brandenburg and by her two marriages Duchess of Głogów and Queen of Bohemia.
1526 John Stewart 3rd Earl of Lennox a prominent Scottish magnate. He was the son of Matthew Stewart, 2nd Earl of Lennox, and Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton and Mary Stewart, Princess of Scotland, daughter of King James II of Scotland
1537 Johann Dietenberger a German Catholic Scholastic theologian.
1555 Paweł Holszański a notable Catholic church official and one of the last male scions of the once-mighty Lithuanian Olshanski princely family of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
1571 Matthew Stewart 4th Earl of Lennox the 4th Earl of Lennox, and leader of the Catholic nobility in Scotland. He was the son of John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Lennox. His grandson was James VI of Scotland
1588 Robert Dudley 1st Earl of Leicester an English nobleman and the favourite and close friend of Elizabeth I from her first year on the throne until his death. The Queen giving him reason to hope, he was a suitor for her hand for many years
1632 Hessel Gerritsz a Dutch engraver, cartographer and publisher. Despite strong competition, he is considered by some “unquestionably the chief Dutch cartographer of the 17th century”
1666 Girolamo Colonna an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and member of the noble Colonna family.
1668 Titus van Rijn the fourth and only surviving child of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn and Saskia van Uylenburgh. Titus is best known as a figure or model in his father's paintings and studies
1709 Jean-François Regnard equally famous now for the travel diary he kept of a voyage in 1681.
1727 Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth Electress of Saxony from 1694 to 1727 and titular Queen of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1697 to 1727 as the wife of Augustus II the Strong. Not once throughout the whole of her thirty-year queenship did she set foot in Poland, instead living in Saxony in self-imposed exile. Born a German margravine, she was called Sachsens Betsäule, "Saxony's pillar of prayer", by her Protestant subjects for her refusal to convert to Catholicism and her loyalty to the Protestant faith. Despite the allegiance of Christiane Eberhardine and her mother-in-law, Anna Sophie of Denmark, to Lutheranism, her husband and son, later Augustus III, both became Catholics
1739 George Lillo an English playwright and tragedian. He was a jeweller in London as well as a dramatist. He produced his first stage work, Silvia, or The Country Burial, in 1730. A year later, he produced his most famous play, The London Merchant. He wrote at least six more plays before his death in 1739, including The Christian Hero , Fatal Curiosity and Marina
1742 Countess Sophia Albertine of Erbach-Erbach Countess of erbach-erbach by birth and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Hildburghausen. From 1724 to 1728, she was Regent of this Thuringian state
1745 Christian Ernest II Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld a duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld.
1750 José de Cañizares a Spanish playwright. Cavalry officer, public official, and author of around one hundred works, he was one of the most important dramatists of the early 18th century
1759 Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain a member of the British Royal Family, a grandchild of George II and sister of George III.
1767 Charles Townshend a British politician. He was born at his family's seat of Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England, the second son of Charles Townshend, 3rd Viscount Townshend, and Audrey , daughter and heiress of Edward Harrison of Ball's Park, near Hertford, a lady who rivalled her son in brilliancy of wit and frankness of expression. At the Dutch university, where he matriculated on 27 October 1745, he associated with a small knot of English youths, afterwards well known in various circles of life, among whom were Dowdeswell, Wilkes, the witty and unprincipled reformer, and Alexander Carlyle, the genial Scotsman, who devotes some of the pages of his Autobiography to chronicling their sayings and their doings
1784 César-François Cassini de Thury a French astronomer and cartographer.
1794 John Hely-Hutchinson (statesman) an Irish lawyer, statesman, and Provost of Trinity College, Dublin.
1811 Matsumura Goshun a Japanese Painter of the Edo Period and founder of the Shijō school of painting. He was a disciple of the painter and poet Yosa Buson , a master of Japanese southern school painting
1813 Jean-François Thomas de Thomon a French neoclassical architect who worked in Eastern Europe in 1791–1813. Thomas de Thomon was the author of Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange and Rostral Columns on the spit of Vasilievsky Island in Saint Petersburg and the first building of the Odessa Theatre, destroyed by fire in 1873. Thomas de Thomon, graduate of the French Academy in Rome, "imported" the high classicism practiced by this school in 1780s into Russia and thus contributed to the formation of Russian national variant of neoclassicism practiced during the reign of Alexander I
1813 James Wyatt an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.
1820 Timothy Brown (radical) an English banker, merchant and radical, known for his association with other radicals of the time, such as John Horne Tooke, Robert Waithman, William Frend, William Cobbett, John Cartwright and George Cannon; his political views gave him the nickname "Equality Brown". He was also one of the early partners of Whitbread, and became the master of the Worshipful Company of Brewers
1821 José Miguel Carrera a Chilean general, member of the prominent Carrera family, and considered one of the founders of independent Chile. Carrera was the most important leader of the Chilean War of Independence during the period of the Patria Vieja. After the Spanish Reconquista , he continued campaigning from exile. His opposition to the leaders of independent Argentina and Chile San Martin and O'Higgins respectively made him to live in exile in Montevideo. From Montevido Carrera traveled to Argentina where he joined the struggle against the unitarians. Carreras small army was eventually left isolated in the Province of Buenos Aires from the other federalist forces. In this difficult situation Carrera decided to cross to native-controlled lands all the way to Chile to once for all overthrow Chilean Supreme Director O'Higgins. His passage to Chile, which was his ultimate goal, was opposed by Argentine politicias and he engaged together with indigenous tribes, among the Ranquels, in a campaign against the southern provinces of Argentina. After the downfall of Carreras ally, the Republic of Entre Ríos, and several victories against the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata. Carrera's men were finally defeated by numerically superior forces near Mendoza. Carrera was then betrayed by one of his Argentine helpers, leading to his capture and execution in that city. José Miguel Carrera was of Basque descent
1827 Heinrich Boie a German zoologist. He was the brother of Friedrich Boie. In the field of herpetology they described 49 new species of reptiles and several new species of amphibians
1829 Valerian Madatov a Russian prince and a lieutenant-general of the Russian Empire.
1834 Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal a Portuguese infanta daughter of King John VI of Portugal and his spouse Carlota Joaquina of Spain.
1834 Peter Erasmus Müller a Danish bishop, historian, linguist and professor of theology.
1846 Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy called de Jouy , French dramatist, who abandoned an early military career for a successful literary one.
1847 František Vladislav Hek a Czech patriot active in early phases of the Czech National Revival, writer and composer. He has novel L. Věk by Alois Jirásek
1849 Karl Becker (philologist) a German physician, educationalist, and philologist. He wrote a German grammar. His deductive approach to comparative philology was later discredited
1849 Friedrich Laun a German novelist, who wrote under the pen name Friedrich Laun. Schulze was born in Dresden. His first novel, Der Mann, auf Freiersfüssen , was favorably received. He wrote many volumes, and with Johann August Apel edited a ghost story anthology Das Gespensterbuch
1851 Levi Woodbury an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, a U.S. Senator, Governor of New Hampshire and cabinet member in three administrations. He was the first Justice to have attended law school
1852 William MacGillivray a Scottish naturalist and ornithologist.
1855 Sergey Uvarov a Russian classical scholar best remembered as an influential imperial statesman under Nicholas I of Russia.
1864 John Hunt Morgan a Confederate general and cavalry officer in the American Civil War.
1868 Eduard Friedrich Poeppig a German botanist, zoologist and explorer.
1884 Charles J. Folger an American lawyer and politician. He was U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1881 until his death
1888 Jón Árnason (author) an Icelandic writer, librarian, and museum director who made the first collection of Icelandic folktales.