Tuesday, March 13, 2012

March 13, 2012


Grand Duke George/Georgiy Mikhailovich of Russia, Tsarevich of Russia, Prince of Prussia   {1981} (son of Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia)


Prince Arthur of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland, Prince of Saxe-Coburg + Gotha, Duke of Saxony, Duke of Connaught + Strathearn, Earl of Sussex & Princess Luise Margarete of Prussia   {1879}


1809   King Gustaf IV Adolf of Sweden is deposed in a coup d'etat.

1881   Tsar Alexander II of Russia is killed near his palace when a bomb is thrown at him (Gregorian date is March 13; it was March 1 in the Julian calendar that was then in use in Russia).


1372   Louis I, Duke of Orleans, Count of Valois, Duke of Touraine, Count of Blois + Angouleme (son of King Charles V of France; brother of King Charles VI of France) (d.1407)

1615   Pope Innocent XII (d.1700)

1741   Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, King of the Romans, King in Germany, King of Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Dalmatia, Slavonia, Galicia + Lodomeria, Archduke of Austria, Duke of Burgundy, Lorraine, Styria, Carinthia + Carniola, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Grand Prince of Transylvania, Margrave of Moravia, Duke of Brabant, Limburg, Luxembourg, Gelderland, Wurttemberg, Upper + Lower Silesia, Milan, Mantua, Parma, Piacenza, Calabria, Bar + Teschen, Prince of Swabia, Princely Count of Habsburg, Flanders + Tyrol, Margrave of the Holy Roman Empire, Upper + Lower Lusatia, Count of Namur + Provence, Lord of the Wendish March (d.1790)

1753   Louise Marie-Adelaide de Bourbon, Duchess consort of Orleans, First Princess of the Blood (mother of King Louis Philippe I of the French) (d.1821)


1417   Crown Prince Minyekyawswa of Ava [modern-day Upper Burma/Myanmar]

1516   King Vladislaus/Ladislaus/Vladislav/Ulaszlo/Wladyslaw II Jagiellon of Bohemia, Hungary, Dalmatia, Croatia, Slavonia, Rama, Serbia, Galicia, Lodomeria, Cumania + Bulgaria, Prince of Silesia + Luxembourg, Margrave of Moravia + Lusatia  

1569   Louis I de Bourbon, Prince of Conde (uncle of King Henri IV of France)

1767   Princess Maria Josepha of Saxony, Duchess of Saxony, Dauphine of France [as Marie Josephe] (mother of King Louis XVI, King Louis XVIII, & King Charles X of France)

1808   King Christian VII of Denmark + Norway, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein

1881   Tsar Alexander II "the Liberator" of Russia, Emperor + Autocrat of All the Russias, King of Poland, Grand Duke of Finland

1955   King Tribhuvan of Nepal

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