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394 Eugenius a usurper in the Western Roman Empire against Emperor Theodosius Though himself a Christian, he was the last Emperor to support Roman polytheism.
926 Emperor Taizu of Liao the first emperor of the Liao Dynasty. His given name was Abaoji , and he also took the Chinese name Some sources also suggest that the surname Yelü was adopted during his lifetime, though there is no unanimity on this point
957 Liudolf Duke of Swabia the duke of Swabia from 950 until 954. He was the only son of Otto I, king of Germany, by his wife Eadgyth, daughter of Edward the Elder, king of England
972 Pope John XIII Pope from 1 October 965 to his death in 972. His pontificate was caught up in the continuing conflict between the Emperor, Otto I, and the Roman nobility
1032 Rudolph III of Burgundy the last king of an independent Kingdom of Arles, also called the Second Kingdom of Burgundy. He was the son of King Conrad of Burgundy and Queen Matilda of France. He was the last male member of the Burgundian group of the Elder Welfs family
1276 Vicedomino de Vicedominis an Italian cardinal.
1395 Stephen Dabiša of Bosnia the King of Bosnia from 1391 to 1395 as a member of the Kotromanić dynasty. He was possibly an illegitimate son of Vladislav Kotromanić and thus half-brother of King Stephen Tvrtko I
1475 Adolph II of Nassau Archbishop of Mainz from 1461 until 1475.
1511 William IV Duke of Jülich-Berg the last ruler of the Duchy of Jülich-Berg.
1511 Ashikaga Yoshizumi the 11th shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate who reigned from 1494 to 1508 during the Muromachi period of Japan. He was the son of Ashikaga Masatomo and grandson of the sixth shogun Ashikaga Yoshinori. Yoshizumi was first called Yoshitō , then Yoshitaka
1559 Benvenuto Tisi a Late-Renaissance-Mannerist Italian painter of the School of Ferrara. Garofalo's career began attached to the court of the Duke d'Este. His early works have been described as "idyllic", but they often conform to the elaborate conceits favored by the artistically refined Ferrarese court. His nickname, Garofalo, may derive from his habit of signing some works with a picture of a carnation
1581 Guillaume Postel a French linguist, astronomer, Cabbalist, diplomat, professor, and religious universalist.
1585 Luca Cambiasi an Italian painter and draftsman, familiarly known as Lucchetto da Genova.
1625 Thomas Dempster a Scottish scholar and historian. Born into the aristocracy in Aberdeenshire, which comprises regions of both the Scottish highlands and the Scottish lowlands, he was sent abroad as a youth for his education. The Dempsters were Catholic in an increasingly Protestant country and had a reputation for being quarrelsome. Thomas' brother James, outlawed for an attack on his father, spent some years as a pirate in the northern islands, escaped by volunteering for military service in the Low Countries and was drawn and quartered there for insubordination. Thomas' father lost the family fortune in clan feuding and was beheaded for forgery
1635 Metius a Dutch geometer and astronomer. He was born in Alkmaar. The name Metius comes from the Dutch word meten , and therefore means something like "measurer" or "surveyor."
1636 Paul Stockmann a German academic, preacher and hymn-writer. He fought at the Battle of Lützen in 1632 and later served as court preacher to Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, before dying of the plague in 1636
1649 Robert Dudley (explorer) an English explorer and cartographer. In 1594, he led an expedition to the West Indies, of which he wrote an account. The illegitimate son of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, he inherited the bulk of the Earl's estate in accordance with his father's will, including Kenilworth Castle. In 1603–1605 he tried unsuccessfully to establish his legitimacy in court. After that he left England forever, finding a new existence in the service of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany. There he worked as an engineer and shipbuilder and designed and published Dell'Arcano del Mare, the first maritime atlas to cover the whole world. He was also a skilled navigator and mathematician. In Italy he styled himself "Earl of Warwick and Leicester", as well as "Duke of Northumberland", a title recognized by the Emperor Ferdinand II
1652 Philippe Alegambe a Belgian Jesuit priest and bibliographer.
1683 Jean-Baptiste Colbert a French politician who served as the Minister of Finances of France from 1665 to 1683 under the rule of King Louis XIV. His relentless hard work and thrift made him an esteemed minister. He achieved a reputation for his work of improving the state of French manufacturing and bringing the economy back from the brink of bankruptcy. Historians note that, despite Colbert's efforts, France actually became increasingly impoverished because of the King's excessive spending on wars. Colbert worked to create a favourable balance of trade and increase France's colonial holdings
1693 Odoardo Farnese Hereditary Prince of Parma the son and heir of Duke Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza. He was the Hereditary Prince of Parma from his birth till his death. He was the father of the famously domineering Elisabeth Farnese
1704 Francesco Provenzale an Italian Baroque composer and teacher. Notably Provenzale was the teacher of famed castrato 'il cavaliere Nicolo Grimaldi '
1708 Sir John Morden 1st Baronet a successful English merchant and philanthropist who also served briefly as an He established Morden College in Blackheath, south-east London as a home for retired merchants; as a charity, it continues to provide residential care over 300 years later.
1724 Jonathan Singletary Dunham a prominent early American settler of Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, who built the first gristmill in New Jersey. He is U.S. President Barack Obama’s eighth great-grandfather and the first of Obama’s Dunham ancestors to be born in North America
1748 Edmund Gibson a British divine who served as Bishop of Lincoln and Bishop of London, jurist, and antiquary.
1782 Martha Jefferson the wife of Thomas Jefferson, who was the third President of the United States. She was a widow at her second marriage, as her first husband had died young. The Jeffersons had six children together, but only two daughters survived to adulthood, and only one past the age of 25. Weakened by childbirth, Martha Jefferson died several months after the birth of her last child
1783 Bertinazzi an Italian actor and author. Known to have traveled with Giacomo Casanovas mother, Zanetta Casanova, to Petersburg to perform for Empress Anne Iwanowa, only to return to Italy shortly after, when the Empress did not approve of the Italian Comedy
1808 Louis-Pierre Anquetil a French historian.
1811 Ignaz Fränzl a German violinist, composer and representative of the second generation of the so-called Mannheim School. Mozart who heard him at a concert in November 1777 wrote of him in a letter to his father: He may not be a sorcerer, but he is a very solid violinist indeed. Fränzl carried the Mannheim violin technique, established by Johann Stamitz, one step further to real virtuosity. Mozart, quite a good violinist himself and thoroughly acquainted with the instrument, praised Fränzl's double trill and said he had never heard a better one
1829 Giuseppe Raddi an Italian botanist.
1830 Sir Charles Pole 1st Baronet Admiral of the Fleet Sir Charles Morice Pole, 1st Baronet naval officer and colonial governor born England and died Denham Abbey, Hertfordshire, England.
1833 Antoine le Blanc a 19th Century murderer and a French immigrant to the United States.
1851 Charles Konig a German naturalist.
1853 George Bradshaw an English cartographer, printer and publisher. He is best known for developing the most successful and longest published series of combined railway timetables
1857 Johann Schweigger a German chemist, physicist, and professor of mathematics born in Erlangen.
1860 George Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ruled the state of Mecklenburg-Strelitz from 1816 until his death.
1862 John Sumner (bishop) a bishop in the Church of England and Archbishop of Canterbury.
1866 Francis Baring 1st Baron Northbrook a British Whig politician who served in the governments of Lord Melbourne and Lord John Russell.
1868 Pierre Adolphe Rost a Louisiana politician, diplomat, lawyer, judge, and plantation owner.
1869 John Aaron Rawlins an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. A confidant of Ulysses Grant, Rawlins served on Grant's staff throughout the war, rising to the rank of brevet major general, and was Grant's chief defender against allegations of insobriety. After the war, he was appointed Secretary of War when Grant was elected President of the United States, but died of advanced tuberculosis five months into his term
1873 Célestin Nanteuil a French painter, engraver and illustrator closely tied to the Romantic movement in France. He was born in Rome of French parents who were part of Joseph Bonaparte's entourage. Nanteuil entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1827, where he studied under Eustache-Hyacinthe Langlois, and then worked in the studio of Dominique Ingres. In 1848, he was made Director of Académie des beaux-arts and later became the curator of the Musée des beaux-arts in Dijon. He died in Bourron-Marlotte at the age of 60. His elder brother, Charles-François, was a noted sculptor who won the Prix de Rome in 1817
1881 Jean-Baptiste Nothomb a Belgian statesman and diplomat, the sixth Prime Minister.
1885 Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol a Spanish intellectual, artist and engineer. He was the inventor of the first air independent and combustion engine driven submarine
1896 Joseph Archer Crowe an English consular official and art critic, whose volumes of the History of Painting in Italy, co-written with the Italian critic Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle , stand at the beginning of disciplined modern art history writing in English, being based on chronologies of individual artists' development and the connoisseurship of identifying artist's individual manners or "hands".
1896 George Brown Goode an ichthyologist, although most of his time was spent as a museum administrator and he was very interested in the history of science, especially the history of the development of science in America. Goode graduated from Wesleyan University and studied at Harvard University
1902 Frederick Abel an English chemist.
1903 Charles Ammi Cutter an important figure in the history of American library science.
1907 Sully Prudhomme a French poet and essayist, and was the first ever winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1901.
1910 Elías Fernández a Chilean politician, who was acting president of Chile from August 6, 1910 until his death.
1910 Hermann Breymann a German philologist and pedagogue.
1916 Heinrich Roller the inventor of a German shorthand system. Roller was also a writer of humorist texts and a professor at the "Journalistische Hochschule" in Berlin