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10th January 1941 (55 years)

Coco Chanel dies

French designer

10th January 1941 (85 years)

Sir John Lavery dies

Irish portrait and landscape painter

12nd January 1876 (150 years)

Jack London, American writer and journalist, is born

12nd January 1976 (50 years)

Agatha Christie, British writer, dies

13rd January 1956 (70 years)

Lyonel Feininger, American painter, dies

14th January 1841 (185 Years)

Berthe Morisot is born

French painter

17 January 1706 (320 years)

Benjamin Franklin, American scientist and politician, is born

22nd January 1901 (125 years)

Queen Victoria, queen of the United Kingdom from 1837 until her death, dies

24th January 76 (1950 years)

Publius Aelius Trajan Hadrian, known as Hadrian, Roman emperor, is born

27th January 1756 (270 years)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austrian composer, is born

29th January 1936 (90 Years)

Patrick Caulfield is born

English painter and printmaker

29th January 1886 (140 years)

The car is born

1st February 1901 (125 Years)

Clark Gable was born

American actor

1st February 1851 (175 years)

Mary Shelley, British writer, dies

4th February 1881 (145 years)

Fernand Léger, French painter was born

8th February 1591 (435 Years)

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri,

Italian Baroque painter, best known as Guercino, was born.

18th February 1546 (480 years)

Martin Luther, German theologian, dies

23rd February 1821 (205 Years)

John Keats died

English poet

25th February 1841 (185 Years)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born

French Impressionist painter

4th March 1916 (110 Years)

Franz Marc dies

German painter

5th March 1696 (330 Years)

Giambattista Tiepolo is born
Italian painter and printmaker

12th March 1921 (105 Years)

Gianni Agnelli was born

Italian businessman and politician

23rd March 2011 (15 Years)

Elizabeth Taylor dies

British-American actress

25th March 1976 (50 Years)

Josef Albers dies
German painter

28th March 1941 (85 Years)

Adeline Virginia Woolf died

English modernist writer

29th March 1891 (135 Years)

Georges Seurat dies

French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman

30th March 1746 (280 Years)

Francisco Goya is born
Spanish painter and printmaker

1st April 1976 (50 Years)

Max Ernest dies
German painter and sculptor, naturalized French

6th April 1826 (200 Years)

Gustave Moreau is born

French painter

6th April 1971 (55 Years)

Igor Stravinsky (Igor’ Fëdorovič Stravinskij) died

Russian-born composer and conductor

9th April 1821 (205 Years)

Charles Pierre Baudelaire born

French poet, writer, literary critic, art critic, journalist, philosopher, aphorist, essayist and translator

13rd April 1956 (70 Years)

Emil Nolde dies
Danish painter

15th April 1446 (580 Years)

Filippo Brunelleschi dies
Italian architect, engineer, sculptor, mathematician, goldsmith and set designer

21st April 1926 (100 Years)

Elizabeth II is born
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the other Commonwealth realms from 6 February 1952 until her death on 8 September 2022

23rd April 1616 (410 Years)

William Shakespeare dies
English playwright and poet

23rd April 1616 (410 Years)

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra dies
Spanish writer, poet, playwright and soldier

5th May 1821 (205 Years)

Napoleon Bonaparte died

French politician and general

7th May 1956 (70 Years)

Josef Hoffmann dies
Austrian architect

20th May 1506 (520 anni)

Christopher Columbus dies
Italian navigator and explorer

1st June 1926 (100 Years)

Marilyn Monroe is born
American actress, singer, model and film producer

2nd June 1946 (80 Years)

The Italian Republic is born

8th June 1876 (150 Years)

George Sand died
French writer and playwright

8th June 1956 (70 anni)

Marie Laurencin dies
French painter, artist and illustrator

10th June 1926 (100 Years)

Antoni Gaudí dies
Spanish architect

11st June 1776 (250 Years)

John Constable is born
English painter

14th June 1926 (100 Years)

Mary Cassatt dies

American painter and printmaker

17th June 1956 (70 Years)

Enrico Prampolini dies
Italian painter and sculptor

24th June 1916 (110 Years)

Thomas Eakins dies

American realist painter, photographer, sculptor, and fine arts educator

2nd July 1566 (460 Years)

Nostradamus died
French astrologer, writer, pharmacist and apothecary

4th July 1776 (250 Years)

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

5th July 1946 (80 years)

The first modern bikini two-piece swimsuit was born

6th July 1916 (110 Years)

Odilon Redon dies

French printmaker and painter

10th July 1851 (175 Years)

Louis Daguerre dies
French artist, chemist and physicist, universally recognized as the inventor of the photographic process called daguerreotype

15th July 1606 (420 Years)

Rembrandt is born
Dutch painter and printmaker

22nd July 1956 (70 Years)

Emmanuel Pontremoli dies
French architect of Italian origin

26th July 1856 (170 Years)

George Bernard Shaw is born
Irish writer and playwright

26th July 1971 (55 Years)

Diane Arbus died

American photographer of Russian origin

29th July 1856 (170 Years)

Robert Schumann died
German composer, pianist and music critic

31st July 1556 (470 Years)

Ignatius of Loyola dies
Spanish religious

31st July 1886 (140 Years)

Franz Liszt died
Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor and organist

4th August 1901 (125 Years)

Louis Armstrong
American trumpeter

7th August 1876 (125 Years)

Nasce Mata Hari
Dutch dancer and secret agent

7th August 1616 (410 Years)

Vincenzo Scamozzi dies

Italian architect

9th August 1516 (510 Years)

Hieronymus Bosch died
Dutch painter

11st August 1956 (70 Years)

Jackson Pollock
American painter

13rd August 1926 (100 Years)

Fidel Castro is born
Cuban revolutionary, politician and military

14th August 1956 (70 Years)

Bertolt Brecht dies
German playwright, poet, theater director, writer and essayist

16th August 1916 (110 Years)

Umberto Boccioni died

Italian Futurist artist and sculptor

20th August 1901 (125 Years)

Salvatore Quasimodo is born
Italian poet

23rd August 1956 (70 Years)

Galileo Chini died
Italian painter, decorator, graphic designer and ceramist

26th August 1666 (360 Years)

Frans Hals died

Dutch painter

27th August 1576 (450 Years)

Tiziano Vecellio died
Italian painter

30th August 1821 (205 Years)

Anita Garibaldi was born

Brazilian revolutionary and wife of Giuseppe Garibaldi,

9th September 1901 (125 Years)

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec died

French painter

13rd September 1506 (520 Years)

Andrea Mantegna died
Italian Painter

13rd September 1601 (425 Years)

Jan Brueghel the Younger is born
Flemish painter

14th September 1321 (705 Years)

Dante Alighieri died

Italian poet, writer and politician

26th September 1916 (110 Years)

Aldo Moro is born
Italian politician and jurist

27th September 1871 (155 Years)

Grazia Deledda born

Italian writer winner of the 1926 Nobel Prize for Literature

28th September 1871 (155 Years)

Pietro Badoglio born

Italian general and politician

29th September 1901 (125 Years)

Enrico Fermi is born
Italian physicist

1st October 1606 (340 Years)

Pierre Corneille died
French playwright and writer

2nd October 1821 (205 Years)

Nino Bixio born

Italian general and politician

3rd October 1226 (800 Years)

Francis of Assisi dies
Italian cleric and poet

15th October 1946 (80 Years)

Hermann Göring dies
German politician, general and war criminal

22nd October 1906 (120 Years)

Paul Cezanne dies
French painter

11th November 1821 (205 Years)

Fëdor Michajlovič Dostoevskij born

Russian writer and philosopher

18th November 1976 (50 Years)

Man Ray dies
American painter, photographer, director and graphic designer

23rd November 1956 (70 Years)

Jean Metzinger dies
French painter, writer and poet

1st December 1521 (505 Years)

Pope Leo X dies

2nd December 1891 (135 Years)

Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix born

German painter and printmaker

3rd December 1956 (70 Years)

Alexander Rodchenko dies
Russian painter, photographer and graphic designer

5th December 1926 (100 Years)

Claude Monet dies

French painter and one of the founders of the Impressionism movement

8th December 1886 (140 Years)

Diego Rivera is born
Mexican painter and muralist

12th December 1821 (205 Years)

Gustave Flaubert,

French novelist, was born

13th December 1466 (560 Years)

Donatello died

Italian sculptor, painter and architect

13th December 1716 (310 Years)

Charles de La Fosse dies

French painter

16th December 1866 (160 Years)

Vasilij Vasil’evič Kandinskij is born
Russian painter

19th December 1851 (175 Years)

William Turner dies
English painter and printmaker

22nd December 1876 (150 Years)

Filippo Tommaso Marinetti is born
Italian poet, writer, playwright and soldier

27th December 1901 (125 Years)

Marlene Dietrich is born
German actress and singer neutralized by the US