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Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 7th July

It’s a bit of a slow day on both the births and deaths front, but having mentioned some of the other Sikh Gurus, it seems only right to start today’s posting with the eighth Sikh Guru – Guru Har Krishan or ‘Bal Guru’, (Child Guru) gets the prize for most mentions of the word Guru in a sentence having been born in 1656. 573 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 6th July

We start today’s posting with sculptor responsible for various monuments in both Westminster Abbey and St Paul’s Cathedral – John Flaxman was a pointing machine from 1755. 947 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 5th July

We start today’s posting way back in 1321 when Joan of England or Joan of the Tower was actually Joan of the crib. Next up, Elisabeth of Austria who was actually Queen of France, (and fifth of sixteen children), entered the world in 1554. 663 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 4th July

Births today begin with Welsh surveyor and geographer with a mountain and over priced double glazing company named after him, George Everest saw land for the first time in 1790. 953 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 3rd July

Another ancient King of France starts todays posting seeing as Louis XI aka ‘The Prudent’ arrived in 1423. Continuing with old royals, 1743 saw the birth of Queen of Sweden – Sophia Magdalena of Denmark given she got hitched to King Gustav III. 849 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 2nd July

Western Roman Emperor Flavius Placidius Valentinianus or just Valentinian III had to wait two years from his birth in 419 to be bestowed the title Nobilissimus. 833 more words

Famous & Infamous Births & Deaths 1st July

Births, (and deaths), seem to have picked up a bit today, so without any further ado, we kick proceedings off with sort of Norwegian of the day as Christian II King of Denmark and Norway who ruled for a few years before swopping sides and ruling Sweden for a few more years ventured forth in 1481. 964 more words