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Duke - Notable Historical Events

Richard ISep 21, 1192

Ivan IIIOct 8, 1480

Ludovico SforzaJan 5, 1500

Charles IIOct 1, 1661

William PennAug 24, 1682

Louis XIVJul 29, 1696

Rob RoyOct 3, 1712

Arthur WellesleyJan 19, 1812

Nicholas IIMar 15, 1917

Duke EllingtonOct 26, 1927

Winston ChurchillDec 14, 1941

Elizabeth IIOct 12, 1986

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Duke - Historical Events
Date Event
767-07-05

Duke of Nepi names his brother (leek) Pope Constantine II

852-03-04

Croatian Duke Trpimir I issued a statute, a document with the first known written mention of the Croats name in Croatian sources.

879-05-21

Pope John VIII gives blessings to duke Branimir and to Croatian people, considered to be international recognition of Croatian state.

911-11-08

Duke Koenraad I chosen German king

919-05-12

Duke Henry of Saxony becomes King Henry I of Oostfrankischreich

923-06-15

Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy.

932-03-04

Translation of the relics of martyr Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Prince of the Czechs.

936-01-03

Duke Alberik II of Spoleto appoints his son Pope Leo VII

942-12-17

Assassination of William I Longsword, 2nd Duke of Normandy.

1024-09-08

Duke Koenraad II chosen German king

1066-10-14

Battle of Hastings, Duke William of Normandy and Norman army defeat English forces of Harold II

1066-12-25

Duke William of Normandy ('William the Conqueror) crowned king of England

1101-12-25

Henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans

1106-05-13

Henry I of Limburg becomes duke of Neth-Lutherans

1125-08-30

Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg elected king of Germany

1125-09-13

Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg crowned as German king Lotharius III

1139-01-25

Godfried II the Young becomes duke of Brabant

1192-09-21

English king Richard I the Lion hearted, captured by by Leopold V, Duke of Austria

1246-06-15

With the death of Duke Frederick II, the Babenberg dynasty ends in Austria.

1264-09-08

The Statute of Kalisz, guaranteeing Jews safety and personal liberties and giving battei din jurisdiction over Jewish matters, is promulgated by Boleslaus the Pious, Duke of Greater Poland.

1283-06-01

Treaty of Rheinfelden: Duke Rudolph II of Austria waives his right to the Duchies of Austria and Styria.

1294-05-03

John II becomes duke of Brabant/Limburg

1298-06-23

Duke Albrecht von Habsburg crowned King of Germany

1307-07-15

Duke Henrik of Corinthia chosen as King of Bohemia

1312-09-27

Duke John II of Brabant ends Charter of Kortenberg

1315-11-15

Battle of Morgarten: Swiss beat duke Leopold I of Austria

1320-01-20

Duke Wladyslaw Lokietek becomes king of Poland

1335-05-02

Otto the Merry, Duke of Austria, becomes Duke of Carinthia.

1337-03-17

Edward, the Black Prince is made Duke of Cornwall, the first Duchy made in England.

1349-11-01

Duke of Brabant orders execution of all Jews in Brussels, accusing them of poisoning the wells

1357-01-04

Flemish earl Louis & Luxembourg Duke Wenceslaus sign peace treaty

1385-12-18

Peace of Tournai (Dutch - Doornik) signed between the Burgundian Duke Philip II and the rebellious city of Ghent

1386-02-15

Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders

1386-07-09

Battle at Sempach: Swiss beat duke Leopold III of Austria

1398-10-12

The Treaty of Salynas is signed between Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great and the Teutonic Knights, who received Samogitia.

1406-12-18

Anton of Burgundy becomes Duke of Brabant

1407-11-20

A truce between John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspices of John, Duke of Berry. Orléans would be assassinated three days later by Burgundy.

1408-09-23

Battle of Othée; victory of John the Fearless, duke of Burgundy over Liège.

1410-07-15

Battle of Grunwald (2nd Battle of Tannenburg), one of the largest battles of medieval Europe, during Poland-Lithuanian Teutonic War. Polish King Władysław Jagiełło (Jogaila) and Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas led defeat against Teutonic Ulrich von Jungingen

1415-10-25

John IV van Bourgondy becomes duke of Brabant/Limburg

1420-08-05

Duke John VI of Bavaria visits "Christ's bride"/virgin Liduina

1422-06-30

Battle of Arbedo between the Duke of Milan and the Swiss cantons.

1423-07-11

Arnold van Egmont becomes Duke of Gelre

1425-07-19

Duke John VI of Brabant pledges Holland/Zealand to Philip the Good

1430-10-05

Duke Philip the Good of Bourgondy visits Brussels

1460-12-30

Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield (Northern England), Duke of York killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for King Henry VI

1461-03-04

Battle of Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha, Edward IV recognised as king of England in place of Henry IV

1468-10-14

Treaty of Peronne: Duke Charles the Stoute & French King Louis XI

1468-10-30

Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, occupies & plunders Liege

1474-03-30

Duke Sigismund van Tirol ends contacts with Switzerland

1477-01-05

Battle at Nancy, Burgundy vs Switz, 7000 + killed including their leader Charles Duke of Burgundy

1478-01-18

Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod

1478-02-18

George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.

1480-10-08

Great standing on the Ugra river, a standoff between the forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and the Grand Duke Ivan III of Russia, which resulted in the retreat of the Tataro-Mongols and eventual disintegration of the Horde.

1483-06-26

Duke of Gloucester appoints himself King Richard III of England

1484-07-22

Battle of Lochmaben Fair - a 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas are defeated by Scots forces loyal to Albany's brother James III of Scotland; Douglas is captured.

1500-01-05

Duke Ludovico Sforza's troops reconquer Milan

1500-04-08

Battle at Novara: King Louis XII beats duke Ludovico Sforza

1500-04-10

France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan

1500-07-15

Duke Albrecht of Saxon beats Friese rebellion

1515-01-01

Francis, Duke of Angouleme succeeds King Louis XII as Francis I of France

1515-05-19

George van Saksen-Meissen sells Friesland for 100,000 gold guilders to arch duke Charles

1521-04-28

Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Netherlands-Austria

1521-05-17

Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for treason.

1522-01-30

Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland

1524-04-24

Duke of Bourbon drives admiral Bonnivet out of Milan

1524-05-20

Duke of Albany leaves Scotland

1524-06-28

Duke of Bourbon occupies Province

1525-05-17

Battle at Zabern: duke of Lutherans beats rebels

1534-05-12

German Duchy of Wurttemberg becomes Lutheran under Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg

1540-10-11

Emperor Karel names his son Philip, Duke of Milan

1543-09-07

Duke Willem of Gulik surrenders to emperor Charles V

1543-09-12

Treaty of Venlo: Duke Willem of Gulik & Emperor Charles V

1545-08-26

Pope Paul III names his son Pierluigi Farnese as Duke of Parma

1549-10-10

Duke of Somerset fired as Lord Protector & imprisoned

1550-02-02

Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, freed

1551-04-11

English premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland

1551-06-08

Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma

1551-07-19

Treaty of Karlsburg: arch duke Ferdinand of Austria recognized as King of Hungary/Transsylvania

1551-10-16

English Edward Seymour duke of Somerset re-arrested

1553-07-09

Lady Jane Grey, daughter of the Duke of Suffolk, is proclaimed queen of England in succession to Edward VI, who died three days earlier having proclaimed both his half-sisters illegitimate. She reigned for nine days before being deposed by Mary Tudor, who had Jane executed the following February.

1558-01-08

French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais

1565-06-14

Catharina de Medici & Duke of Alva discuss Calvinism

1566-12-01

Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva

1567-08-08

Duke of Alva's army enters Brussels, Belgium

1567-09-29

At a dinner, the Duke of Alba arrests the Count of Egmont and the Count of Hoorn for treason.

1567-10-06

Duke of Alva becomes land guardian of Netherlands

1568-01-24

In Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw

1568-06-01

Duke of Alva oversees beheading of 18 nobles in Brussels as part of Council of Troubles/Council of Blood

1569-03-20

Duke van Alva leads "tenth penning" in Ponts the Cé

1569-08-27

Pope Pius names Cosimo I de Medici as grand duke of Tuscany

1569-10-01

Duke of Norfolk arrested

1569-10-03

Battle of Montcontour: Duke of Anjou beats Huguenots

1569-11-28

Duke of Alva forces bishop Nicolaas van Nieuwland of Haarlem to resign

1572-01-16

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk is tried for treason for his part in the Ridolfi plot to restore Catholicism in England.

1572-06-11

Spanish co-land guardian Duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock

1572-11-11

Duke of Alva's son Don Fredrik begins siege of Haarlem

1573-05-09

Polish Parliament selects Duke of Anjou as king

1573-11-29

Don Luis de Requesensy Zuniga succeeds duke of Alva as land guardian of Netherlands

1575-10-10

Battle of Dormans: Roman Catholic forces under Duke Henry of Guise defeated the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others.

1578-04-27

Duel of the Mignons claims the lives of two favorites of Henry III of France and two favorites of Henry I, Duke of Guise.

1578-08-13

Duke Frans of Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands

1579-05-17

Artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian

1579-07-21

Mechelen surrenders to Duke of Parma

1580-06-27

Duke of Alva's army occupies Portugal

1581-11-29

Doornik (Tournai) surrenders to Duke of Parma

1582-02-19

Francis of Valois becomes duke of Brabant

1582-04-03

French van Valois honored as duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen

1583-06-17

Brabant: Duke of Parma beats French mercenaries

1583-06-28

Duke Frans de Valois returns to France

1583-11-20

Duke of Parma conquerors Aalst

1584-04-07

Ieper surrenders to duke Van Parma

1584-09-17

Gent surrenders to Duke of Parma

1585-07-07

King Henri III & Duke De Guise signs Treaty of Nemours: French Huguenots lose all freedoms

1585-08-17

Antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma

1585-08-27

Duke of Parma's troops occupy Antwerp

1588-05-09

Duke Henri de Guise's troops occupy Paris

1588-05-12

Catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris

1588-05-28

Spanish Armada under the Duke of Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England

1588-07-29

Duke Farneses troops ready for invasion of England

1598-03-20

French King Henri IV & duke van Mercour sign treaty

1602-12-11

A surprise attack by forces under the command of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain, is repelled by the citizens of Geneva. Commemorations/celebrations on Fête de l'Escalade are usually held on December 11 or the closest weekend.

1619-08-08

Duke Maximilian I & Emperor Ferdinand II signs Treaty of Munchen

1623-02-25

Duke Maximilian I of Bavaria becomes monarch of Palts

1628-04-29

Sweden & Denmark sign defense treaty against Duke of Wallenstein

1629-05-03

French huguenot leader duke De Rohan signs accord with Spain

1631-06-19

Peace of Cherasco: Charles de Gonzaga-Nevers becomes duke of Mantua

1632-09-03

Battle of Nuremberg: Duke Wallenstein beats Sweden

1632-10-01

Battle at Castelnaudary: Duke Henri de Montmorency's rebel army loses

1634-02-25

Irish captain Walter Devereaux kills duke Wallenstein

1638-03-03

Duke Bernard van Saksen-Weimar occupies Rheinfelden

1640-12-15

Duke of Braganca crowned King Johan IV of Portugal

1644-03-31

Pope Urbanus VIII & duke of Parma signs Peace of Ferrara

1647-09-01

French cardinal Mazarin & duke of Modena sign treaty against Milan

1648-08-20

Battle of Lens: French duke d'Enghien defeats Spaniards

1652-01-24

Duke of Orleans joins Fronde rebels

1660-12-31

James II of England is named Duke of Normandy by Louis XIV of France.

1661-10-01

Yachting begins in England; King Charles II beats his brother James, Duke of York

1664-10-28

The Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot, later to be known as the Royal Marines, is established.

1665-06-03

Duke of York (future James II) defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft

1665-06-12

New Amsterdam legally becomes British and renamed New York after English Duke of York

1672-05-02

John Maitland becomes Duke of Lauderdale and Earl of March.

1673-06-12

Charles II's brother duke James of York resigns as Lord High Admiral

1679-06-22

Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scots

1679-10-23

Meal Tub Plot against James Duke of York (future James II of England)

1681-01-06

1st recorded boxing match (Duke of Albemarle's butler vs his butcher)

1682-08-24

Duke James of York gives Delaware to William Penn

1682-10-26

William Penn accepts area around Delaware River from Duke of York

1683-12-25

English Whig leader Duke of Monmouth flees to Holland

1685-02-06

Duke of York becomes King James II of England and VII of Scotland upon the death of his brother Charles II.

1685-06-11

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II

1685-07-06

Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth

1688-11-26

Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg

1688-12-04

General John Churchill (later 1st Duke of Marlborough) changes allegiance from James II to William of Orange

1692-03-22

Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king

1694-04-10

Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale

1696-07-29

Louis XIV. King of France, & Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy, sign Peace of Turin, a turning point in the War of the League of Augsburg

1703-09-12

English army under arch duke Charles of Austria lands in Portugal

1704-08-02

Duke of Marlborough beats French & Bavarians at Blenheim

1706-05-23

Battle of Ramillies: John Churchill (1st Duke of Marlborough) defeats French; 17,000 killed

1711-12-31

Duke of Marlborough fired as English army commander

1712-10-03

The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.

1714-09-11

French & Spanish troops under Duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona

1724-04-06

Duke of Newcastle becomes English minister of Foreign Affairs

1726-06-11

Cardinal Fleury succeeds Duke of Bourbon as French premier

1730-09-30

Duke Victor Amadeus XI of Savoye resigns

1731-01-10

Charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza

1745-09-12

Duke of Toscane chosen German emperor Frans I Stefanus

1746-03-08

Duke of Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen

1746-04-16

Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil: Royalist troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeat the Jacobite army.

1754-03-18

Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier

1757-07-26

Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats Duke of Cumberland

1786-11-30

Peter Leopold Joseph of Habsburg-Lorraine, Grand Duke of Tuscany, promulgates a penal reform making his country the first state to abolish the death penalty. November 30 is therefore commemorated by 300 cities around the world as Cities for Life Day.

1799-10-02

Duke of York & Russians capture Alkmaar in Netherlands

1812-01-19

Peninsular War: After a ten day siege, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, orders British soldiers of the Light and third divisions to storm Ciudad Rodrigo.

1812-07-22

Duke of Wellington defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain

1812-08-12

Duke of Wellington's troops enter Madrid

1812-10-22

Duke of Wellington seizes Burgos, Spain

1827-01-17

Duke of Wellington appointed British supreme commander

1830-09-15

Duke of Wellington opens Liverpool & Manchester Railway

1841-12-29

King/grand duke Willem II installs Order of Eikenkroon

1844-11-23

Independence of the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein from Denmark.

1852-11-18

State funeral of Duke of Wellington (St Paul's Cathedral, London)

1852-11-21

Duke U, founded in 1838 as Union Institute chartered as Normal College

1855-09-08

Crimean war - assault of Malakof Tower under Patrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of Magenta

1860-04-07

Grand duke Frederik I liberalizes laws in Bathe

1868-03-12

Henry O'Farrell attempts to assassinate Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh.

1868-06-10

2nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02

1868-09-25

The Imperial Russian steam frigate Alexander Nevski shipwrecks off Jutland while carrying Grand Duke Alexei of Russia.

1878-05-27

6th Preakness: C Holloway aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:41.75

1878-06-08

12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43.5

1896-03-07

Gilbert & Sullivan's last operette "Grand Duke" premieres in London

1900-10-16

Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin

1904-12-27

Duke of York Theatre opens in London (1st musical Peter Pan)

1910-09-22

The Duke of York's Cinema opened in Brighton. It is still operating today, making it the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.

1916-11-07

Grand duke Nikolai Nikolayevich warns Tsar of uprising

1917-03-15

[OS Mar 2] Nicholas II, the last Russian Tsar abdicates, nominates his brother Grand Duke Michael to secceed him

1917-03-16

[OS Mar 3] Russian Grand Duke Michael, brother of Tsar Nicholas II declines the Russian throne

1918-11-22

Grand Duke Frederik II, the last Grand Duke of Baden, resigns

1927-10-26

Duke Ellington sings "Creole Love Song"

1927-12-04

Duke Ellington opens at Cotton Club in Harlem

1930-11-02

Ras (euqiv. Duke) Tafari Makonnen is crowned Haile Selassie I, 225th emperor of Solmonic Dynasty in Ethiopia

1931-06-08

Duke of Kent wed Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

1933-07-25

1st Dutch live radio concert: Duke Ellington

1934-05-12

"Cocktails For Two" by Duke Ellington hits #1

1934-12-27

Vernon Duke & James Hanley's musical premieres in NYC

1940-10-25

Duke, Latouche & Felter's musical premieres in NYC

1941-02-15

Duke Ellington 1st records "Take the A Train"

1941-12-14

Premier Winston Churchill travels to US on board HMS Duke of York

1942-01-01

Rose Bowl football match played in North Carolina due to Japanese threat - Oregon State 20, Duke University 16

1943-01-23

Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.

1944-11-22

Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen

1950-10-21

Tom Powers of Duke scores 6 touchdowns

1957-09-22

Duke Snider's 39th & 40th home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field

1959-09-11

"Duke" Ellington wins Springarn Medal for his musical achievements

1963-04-01

NY Mets purchase Duke Snider from the Dodgers for $40,000

1963-06-14

NY Met Duke Snider hits his 400th HR

1964-03-21

26th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke 98-83

1964-11-12

Jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg

1965-07-30

Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

1972-04-20

Apollo 16's Young & Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2

1972-04-21

John Young & Charles Duke explores Moon (Apollo 16)

1972-04-22

Apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on Moon

1978-03-27

40th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Duke 94-88

1981-02-01

Duke Ellington's musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC

1986-03-31

48th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Louisville beats Duke 72-69

1986-10-12

Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visit the People's Republic of China

1990-04-02

52nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Nevada-LV beats Duke 103-73

1991-04-01

53rd NCAA Mens Basketball Championship: Duke Bluedevils beats Kansas 72-65

1991-11-06

Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovitsj returns to St Petersburg

1992-04-06

54th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Duke beats Michigan 71-51

1994-04-04

56th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Ark Razorbacks beats Duke 76-72

1994-04-23

General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Norm Duke

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Duke - Notable Birthdays

Arthur IIJul 2, 1262

Ludovico SforzaJul 27, 1452

Albert of PrussiaMay 17, 1490

Arthur WellesleyMay 1, 1769

Duke EllingtonApr 29, 1899

Prince WilliamJun 21, 1982

Duke - Birthdays
Date Event
1016-07-25

Casimir I, Duke of Poland (d. c. 1058)

1071-10-22

William IX, Duke of Aquitaine and poet (d. 1126)

1158-09-23

Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1186)

1173-12-23

Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1231)

1213-03-09

Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (d. 1271)

1221-06-15

Frederik II, [Strijdbare], duke of Austria

1252-03-25

Conradin, Duke of Swabia (d. 1268), son of Conradin IV

1262-07-02

Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1312)

1286-03-08

John III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1341)

1290-08-04

Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)

1301-07-23

Duke Otto of Austria (d. 1339)

1326-03-30

Ivan II of Russia, Grand Duke of Muscovy (d. 1359)

1328-05-07

Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1365)

1336-03-12

Eduard, Duke of Gelre (1361-71) husband of Catharina of Bayern

1338-11-29

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (d. 1368)

1339-07-23

Louis I, Duke of Anjou/King of Naples (Battle at Poitiers)

1339-11-01

Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (d. 1365)

1340-03-06

John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster (d. 1399)

1340-11-30

John duke of Berry, captain of Paris/art collector

1341-06-05

Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (d. 1402)

1342-01-17

Philip, the Bold, duke of Burgundy

1349-09-09

Duke Albert III of Austria (d. 1395)

1351-11-01

Duke Leopold III of Austria (d. 1386)

1355-01-07

Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester, son of Edward III of England (d. 1397)

1366-03-22

Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (d. 1399)

1371-05-28

John, the Fearless, Burgundy France, Duke of Burgundy/warrior

1372-03-13

Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France (d. 1407)

1377-09-19

Albert IV, Duke of Austria (d. 1404)

1378-10-24

David Stewart, Duke of Rothesay, heir to the throne of Scotland (d. 1402)

1383-09-04

Amadeus VIII, duke of Savoye/last antipope (Felix V (1439-48)

1388-09-29

Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Henry IV of England (d. 1421)

1389-06-20

John, Duke of Bedford, regent of England (d. 1435)

1389-12-24

John VI, Duke of Brittany (d. 1442)

1393-08-24

Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (d. 1458)

1394-11-24

Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (d. 1465)

1395-03-18

John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter, English military leader (d. 1447)

1396-07-13

Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy

1396-07-31

Philips, the Good, Duke of Burgundy//Brabant/Limburg/count

1396-10-16

William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English soldier (d. 1450)

1403-01-11

Jan IV, Duke of Brabant/Limburg

1403-06-11

John IV, Duke of Brabant (d. 1427)

1404-03-25

John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (d. 1444)

1404-07-25

Philips van Saint-Pol, Duke of Brabant

1409-03-02

John II, French duke of Alencon/co-fighter of Jeanne d'arc

1411-09-21

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne (d. 1460)

1417-02-21

Louis IX, Duke of Bayern (University of Ingolstadt)

1433-06-23

Francis II, Duke of Brittany (d. 1488)

1433-11-10

Charles of Charolais, the Bold, Duke of Burgundy/polyglot

1438-02-12

Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen

1443-01-27

Albert, Duke of Saxony (d. 1500)

1443-07-31

Albrecht III of Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon

1444-01-24

Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)

1446-05-03

Margaret of York / Margaret of Burgendy, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy (d. 1503)

1449-10-21

George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV and Richard III (d. 1478)

1451-05-02

René II, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1508)

1452-07-27

Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Lombardy, Italian duke of Milan (1494-1508), (commissioned The Last Supper), (d. 1508)

1454-09-04

Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (d. 1483)

1461-08-05

Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506)

1467-11-09

Charles of Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen [or Nov 10]

1467-11-10

Charles of Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen [or Nov 9]

1468-03-28

Charles I, Duke of Savoy

1471-08-27

George the Bearded, Meissen, Germany, Duke of Saxony (1500-39) (d. 1539)

1473-03-16

Henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)

1473-08-14

Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)

1473-08-17

Richard, Duke of York (d. 1483?)

1486-10-10

Charles III, Duke of Savoy

1487-02-08

Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1550)

1489-06-04

Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1544)

1490-05-17

Albert of Prussia, Ansbach, 1st Duke of Prussia

1492-09-12

Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (d. 1519)

1493-03-15

Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, marshal of France

1496-10-20

Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise

1510-07-22

Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (d. 1537)

1510-10-28

Francis Borgia, Spanish duke and Jesuit priest (d. 1572)

1511-01-01

Henry, Duke of Cornwall (d. 1511)

1519-02-17

Francis, Duke of Guise, French soldier and politician (d. 1563)

1519-06-12

Cosimo I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and art patron of Florence (d. 1574)

1521-03-21

Maurice, Duke and later Elector of Saxony (1547-53). Died 1553

1526-07-10

Philip III van Croij, duke of Aarschot/earl of Porcien

1528-03-01

Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, [the Generous], duke of Bavaria

1528-07-08

Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherland

1536-05-10

Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall

1538-03-10

Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572)

1541-03-25

Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587)

1543-02-18

Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1608)

1545-08-27

Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat

1548-09-29

William V, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1626)

1549-07-30

Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1609)

1550-01-31

Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588)

1550-09-10

Alonso de Guzmán El Bueno, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia, Spanish Armada commander (d. 1615)

1551-09-19

Henry III, duke of Anjou/king of Poland/France (1573/4-89)

1554-03-26

Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (d. 1611)

1556-03-18

Francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant

1557-08-19

Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1608)

1558-09-09

Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (d. 1602)

1559-11-15

Albrecht, arch duke of Austrian/cardinal-archbishop of Toledo

1560-07-01

Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/duke of Aarschot

1562-01-12

Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy

1569-03-28

Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (d. 1622)

1572-11-08

Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia

1584-09-16

Matthias Gallas, Austria earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna/general-major

1587-05-08

Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (d. 1637)

1590-05-12

Cosimo II de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1621)

1592-04-28

George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/English admiral

1592-08-28

George Villiers, 1st duke of Buckingham/PM (1625-28)

1604-04-05

Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1675)

1606-06-19

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman (d. 1649)

1608-04-25

Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII/general

1610-07-14

Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1670)

1610-10-19

James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (d. 1688)

1614-12-16

Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1674)

1616-05-24

John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)

1621-09-08

Louis II Condé, [Great Condé], duke of Bourbon (Rocroy)

1628-01-30

George Villiers, 2nd duke of Buckingham England

1630-09-17

Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma (d. 1694)

1632-02-20

Thomas Osborne, Duke of Leeds, English PM (1690-94)/founder (Tories)

1634-06-20

Charles Emanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1638-75)

1640-01-25

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (d. 1707)

1641-06-30

Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, Irish general (d. 1719)

1643-04-05

Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lorraine/fieldmarshal in Austria

1647-01-07

Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1677)

1648-04-07

John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (d. 1721)

1649-04-09

James Scott, duke of Monmouth, bastard son of English king Charles II

1650-02-15

Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)

1650-05-24

John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist

1653-08-14

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (d. 1688)

1658-07-25

Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll, Scottish privy councillor (d. 1703)

1660-07-24

Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (d. 1718)

1660-10-20

Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1723)

1662-08-13

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (d. 1748)

1662-12-18

James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry, Scottish politician (d. 1711)

1665-04-29

James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (d. 1745)

1665-12-28

George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, British general (d. 1716)

1670-05-08

Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (d. 1726)

1670-08-21

James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, French military leader (d. 1734)

1671-05-24

Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)

1673-01-06

1st Duke of Chandos, English aristocrat, eponym of Handel's Chandos Anthems (d. 1744)

1674-08-02

Philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)

1676-09-18

Eberhard Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (d. 1733)

1678-10-10

John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal (Union of 1707)

1682-03-07

Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke

1683-10-25

Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (d. 1757)

1686-04-29

Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (d. 1742)

1688-01-18

Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1765)

1690-11-23

Ernst J earl van Biron, Russian duke of Koerland/regent of Ivan VI

1693-07-21

Thomas Pelham-Holles 1st duke of Newcastle, Engl minister of finance

1696-03-13

Louis F A D Duke de Richelieu, French marshal

1698-07-02

Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena (d. 1780)

1703-04-16

Caffarelli, [Gaetano Majorano], Italian castra singer/duke

1710-09-30

John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (d. 1771)

1712-12-12

Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen

1713-04-21

Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France

1713-08-01

Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1780)

1714-08-28

Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1774)

1721-01-12

Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick, Prussian general (d. 1792)

1721-04-14

William August duke of Cumberland, English army leader

1722-05-29

James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (d. 1773)

1725-05-12

Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (d. 1785)

1735-09-28

August Henry Fitzroy, 3rd duke of Grafton/English premier

1738-04-14

William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1783, 1807-09) Dies 1809.

1738-07-11

Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands

1747-04-13

Louis Philip II, Duke of Orléans (d. 1793)

1757-09-03

Charles X, Versailles France, Duke of Prussia

1763-02-09

Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden (d. 1830)

1769-05-01

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30)

1769-05-06

Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1824)

1771-06-05

Ernst Augustus I, Duke of Cumberland/King of Hanover (1837-51)

1771-10-09

Frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15)

1772-08-24

William I Frederick, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and King of the Netherlands (1814-40)

1774-02-24

Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (d. 1850)

1775-08-06

Louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France

1778-01-24

Charles F, duke of Berry/son of French King Charles X

1784-10-15

Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Marshal of France and duke of Isly (d. 1849)

1797-10-03

Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1870)

1812-04-30

Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe

1814-10-25

Louis CPR van Orleans, French duke of Nemours

1817-07-24

Adolf WAKF, grand duke of Luxembourg (1890-1905)

1817-08-03

Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austria (Battle at Custozza)

1818-06-21

Ernst II, duke of Saxon-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer

1819-03-26

Prince George, Duke of Cambridge at the Richmond Horse Show

1826-09-09

Frederich I W L, Grand Duke of Baden (1856-1907)

1838-05-28

Basil Wilson Duke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1916

1844-08-06

Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1900)

1845-05-30

Amadeus/Amadeo I, duke of Aosta and King of Spain (1870-73)

1845-9-21

Ernst August Duke of Cumberland,

1848-07-09

Robert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (d. 1907)

1848-07-22

Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1914)

1850-05-01

Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, Governor General of Canada (d. 1942)

1852-04-22

Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (d. 1912)

1856-11-18

Nikolai Nikolaevich Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia (d. 1929)

1856-11-18

Grand Duke Nicholas,

1858-08-28

Charles Le Bargy, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise

1859-04-09

Henri Lavedan, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise

1862-08-14

Prince Heinrich of Prussia, The Visit of the Duke of Connaught C-I-C Forces in Ireland and Prince Henry of Prussia to Cork Exhibition

1863-06-17

Duke Charles Michael of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1934)

1864-01-08

Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892)

1864-01-10

Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931)

1864-08-11

Georges Grand, The Death of the Duke D'Enghien

1869-01-13

Emanuele F, duke of Aosta, Italian general (WW I)/fascist

1870-03-20

J. Henry Kruse, The Duke Is Tops

1873-01-29

Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, Italy, explorer/climber (Mt St Elias)

1876-04-19

Hendrik W A E, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin/king of Netherlands

1878-11-22

Grand Duke Michael,

1881-05-13

Duke R. Lee, Straight Shooting

1882-04-09

Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, (d. 1946)

1882-06-17

Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1918)

1884-06-20

Adolphe Engers, Finances of the Grand Duke

1886-07-20

Frank Heller, Finances of the Grand Duke

1889-02-21

Felix Aylmer, actor (Anastasia, Hamlet, Iron Duke, Macbeth, St Joan)

1889-9-02

George C. 'Duke' Zalibra, The Immigrant

1890-08-24

Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24)

1892-05-13

Frank Freeman, The Iron Duke

1894-06-18

Duke Martin, Across to Singapore

1894-06-23

Duke of Windsor, A King's Story

1894-06-30

Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian assassin (arch duke Ferdinand)

1895-03-01

G B "Duke" Keats, hockey hall of fame (elected 1958)

1898-10-21

Amedeo duke of Aosta, viceroy of Ethiopia/gov-gen of Ital East-Africa

1899-04-29

Duke Ellington, Washington, District of Columbia, American bandleader, composer and pianist (Take the A Train)

1899-07-30

John Woods Duke, composer

1899-10-05

Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1962)

1900-03-09

Aimone duke of Spoleta/Aosta, Italian king of Croatia (1941-43)

1900-03-31

Henry WFA, English duke of Gloucester/earl of Ulters

1902-12-20

George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent (d. 1942)

1903-10-10

Vernon Duke, composer

1905-05-03

Albrecht Luitpold G Ferdinand Michael Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria

1905-05-03

Vernon McCalla, The Duke Is Tops

1906-04-22

Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, second in line to the Swedish throne (d. 1946)

1906-05-12

Guernsey Morrow, The Duke Is Tops

1906-07-15

Duke Fishman, Billy's First Date

1907-08-03

Lawrence Brown, US trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra)

1907-08-03

Lawrence Brown, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal

1907-09-23

Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (d. 1976)

1907-11-13

Duke Taylor, The Painted Stallion

1908-01-16

Ralph Cooper, The Duke Is Tops

1908-07-27

Duke Upshaw, The Green Pastures

1908-10-17

Duke York, Flash Gordon

1909-11-16

Art Lasky, The Duke Comes Back

1910-08-18

Pauline Wagner, Up Pops the Duke

1910-10-27

Maurice Duke, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1912-11-22

Doris Duke, NYC, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress)

1912-12-22

Doris Duke, NYC, heiress (American Tobacco Co)

1913-03-12

Duke Nalon, Roar of the Crowd

1913-05-13

Duke Russell, Fantasia

1913-07-15

Duke Moore, Plan 9 from Outer Space

1913-11-05

John McGiver, NYC, actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show)

1914-01-17

Duke Goldstone, Jasper in a Jam

1914-02-12

Duke Callaghan, Conan the Barbarian

1914-10-01

Neva Peoples, The Duke Is Tops

1915-05-10

John Egerton, 6th Duke of Sutherland, British peer

1915-07-02

8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1915-07-21

Duke of Norfolk

1915-11-30

Angier Biddle Duke, NYC, US Ambassador (Spain)

1916-9-12

Cat Anderson, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal

1917-05-25

Jimmy Hamilton, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal

1917-06-22

Robert Duke, Gunman in the Streets

1917-08-02

Dennette Harrod, Duke Ellington's Washington

1919-03-11

Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington/bandleader

1919-04-03

Duke of Grafton, KG

1919-05-28

Charles John Robert Manners, 10th Duke of Rutland, British land owner/multimillionaire

1920-01-02

Duke of Devonshire, English large landowner/art collector

1920-07-12

Paul Gonsalves, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal

1921-01-05

Jean BMRLAAM d'Aviano, grand duke of Luxembourg (1964- )

1921-06-10

Philip Mountbatten, Greece, Duke of Edinburgh/Prince, Mr Elizabeth II

1921-06-23

Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1964- )

1921-08-27

Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1996)

1921-9-01

Nicholas Duke Biddle, Satellite in the Sky

1922-01-11

Neville Duke, English test pilot

1922-04-01

Duke Jordan, Les liaisons dangereuses

1922-07-06

William Schallert, Los Angeles California, actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart)

1923-09-28

Duke of Buccleuch, British large landowner/art collector

1923-10-13

Robin Chandler Duke, American Foreign Aid and Family Planning

1923-12-19

Rod McGaughy, Officer Daisy Duke

1925-01-07

Sam Woodyard, The Barbara McNair and Duke Ellington Special

1926-04-13

John Spencer-Churchill, 11th duke of Marlborough, English large landowner

1926-05-09

Duke Mitchell, Gone with the Pope

1926-09-19

Edwin "Duke" Snider, Bkln Dodger centerfielder (406 HRs)

1926-10-16

Paul Duke, Washington Week in Review

1926-9-19

Duke Snider, Duke Snider vs. Hank Aaron

1928-02-23

Duke of Beaufort

1928-03-23

11th duke of Beaufort, English large landowner/multi-millionaire

1928-10-25

Duke Vin, Duke Vin and the Birth of Ska

1928-9-28

Duke Everts, Play Misty for Me

1929-01-31

Duke Maas, Game 1

1929-03-08

Daryl Duke, The Silent Partner

1929-09-19

10th duke of Richmond, English large landowner/art collector

1930-04-08

Carlos Hugo of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma

1930-11-04

Dick Groat, A Cut Above: 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball

1931-06-19

"Against Iain" duke of Atholl, English large landowner

1931-07-30

William 'Duke' Meeks, One of the Hollywood Ten

1931-08-02

Philippa Duke Schuyler, composer

1931-08-12

Count Suckle, Duke Vin and the Birth of Ska

1931-12-21

Wesley Duke Lee, Cordélia, Cordélia

1932-04-30

E. Duke Vincent, And the Band Played On

1934-05-15

David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick

1934-07-04

Duke of Abercorn, The Grand Knockout Tournament

1935-04-06

James Graham, 8th Duke of Montrose, Southern Rhodesia-born hereditary peer of the Peerage of Scotland

1935-10-03

Charles M Duke Jr, Charlotte NC, Brig Gen USAF/astronaut (Apol 16)

1935-10-03

Charles Duke, For All Mankind

1935-10-04

Eddie Applegate, Wyncote Pa, actor (Richard-Patty Duke Show)

1935-10-09

Edward GNPP, English prince/duke of Kent

1935-12-26

Abdul "Duke" Fakir, Detroit MI, rock vocalist (Four Tops)

1935-12-26

Abdul 'Duke' Fakir, From the Heart: The Four Tops 50th Anniversary & Celebration

1936-05-09

Stan Duke, The Love Bug

1936-08-26

Duke Kelly, My Name Is Legend

1937-01-21

Prince Max, Duke in Bavaria

1937-03-28

Norma Parnell, The Reluctant Duke

1937-07-06

Gene Chandler, [Eugene Dixon], Chicago, rocker (Duke of Earl)

1937-08-28

12th duke of Argyll, Scottish Campbell-captain/large landowner

1938-04-14

Duke Stroud, Top Gun

1941-06-05

Duane Duke Sims, baseball player

1941-06-05

Duke Sims, Game 5

1941-06-24

Art Heyman, A Cut Above: 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball

1941-12-08

Randall "Duke" Cunningham, US Navy fighter pilot and Congressman

1941-12-08

Randy 'Duke' Cunningham, Vietnam: Alpha Strike

1942-05-06

Duke Hobbie, In Cold Blood

1943-02-25

Duke D'Mond, The Barron Knights Show

1943-02-26

Bill Duke, actor (Bird on a Wire, Predator)

1943-02-26

Bill Duke, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

1943-09-27

Amedeo, 5th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat

1944-06-16

Preston Duke, Big Bad Love

1944-08-26

Richard A W G, English prince/duke of Gloucester

1944-08-26

Duke of Gloucester, The Grand Knockout Tournament

1945-05-15

Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza, heir to the Portuguese crown

1946-01-12

George Duke, San Rafael Ca, rocker, (d. 2013)

1946-01-12

George Duke, Leap of Faith

1946-03-29

Richard Holmes, Wellington: The Iron Duke

1946-11-07

Duke Meek, Retribution Road

1946-12-14

Patty Duke, [Anna Marie], Elmhurst NY, actress (Miracle Worker)

1946-12-14

Patty Duke, Valley of the Dolls

1948-03-08

Alan Lund, The Grand Duke

1948-10-04

Duke Robillard, Blood and Wine

1948-11-14

Charles Philip Arthur George (Prince Charles), Prince of Wales/Duke of Cornwall

1948-11-21

John Girt, The Grand Duke

1948-9-19

Monica Swinn, The Duke of Burgundy

1950-07-01

David Duke, American politician, K.K.K. member

1950-07-01

David Duke, Beyond 'JFK': The Question of Conspiracy

1950-10-26

Deborah Duke, Sweet Home Alabama

1951-12-22

Gerald Grosvenor, English 6th duke of Westminster/billionaire

1953-01-14

Shaun Duke, Sideways

1953-06-17

Edward Duke, The French Lieutenant's Woman

1953-07-01

Henry Percy, 11th duke of Northumberland, godchild of Elizabeth II

1953-08-12

O.L. Duke, Malcolm X

1954-03-01

Catherine Bach, Warren Oh, actress (Daisey Duke-Dukes of Hazzard)

1954-03-13

Robin Duke, Toronto Canada, comedienne (SNL, SCTV, Club Paradise)

1954-03-13

Robin Duke, Groundhog Day

1954-11-18

Guy Innes-Ker duke of Roxburghe, English large landowner

1954-12-30

Daina House, Arrest Jesse Duke

1956-06-10

Georg Borwin, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

1957-06-28

Jim Spanarkel, A Cut Above: 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball

1959-08-03

Mike Gminski, A Cut Above: 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball

1960-02-19

Prince Andrew, Albert Christian Edward, of Britain/Duke of York

1960-03-19

Duke Fenady, The Sea Wolf

1961-08-17

Duke Rightious, New Girl

1961-11-29

Duke Levine, Lone Star

1961-9-24

Jack Dee, Jack Dee Live at the Duke of York's Theatre

1962-08-25

Duke Rivers, Unspeakable

1963-04-07

Jaime de Marichalar, duke of Lugo, Spanish royalty

1963-06-05

Steve Thorpe, Duke of Knockers II

1965-08-20

Joe Siegler, Duke Nukem II

1965-09-13

Annie Duke, American poker player

1965-11-30

Vincent Duke, Cruel Game

1965-9-13

Annie Duke, No Limit: A Search for the American Dream on the Poker Tournament Trail

1966-08-20

Jacqueline Brown, The Duke

1967-05-26

Jean Bartholomew, Queens NY, LPGA golfer (1989 Duke U Champ)

1967-10-25

Erick S. Dyke, Duke Nukem: Time to Kill

1969-03-08

Steve Duke, Something to Talk About

1969-08-20

Duke Droese, American professional wrestler

1970-07-25

Nicholas CEJ Windsor, son of English prince Edward, duke of Kent

1972-06-06

Layne Benofsky, The Grand Duke

1973-10-25

James Storey, Duke Nukem 3D

1974-02-26

Justa Dream, The Duke of Knockers

1974-10-24

Alexander PGR duke of Ulster, son of English prince Richard

1975-04-05

Shammond Williams, Duke-Carolina: The Blue Blood Rivalry

1976-06-12

Antawn Jamison, Duke-Carolina: The Blue Blood Rivalry

1976-07-07

James Duke, Turnipseed

1978-08-20

Brandon Duke, Concrete Brown

1978-11-03

Duke Greenhill, Jeff

1979-03-20

Duke Johnson, Anomalisa

1979-11-22

Kata Bartsch, The Duke of Burgundy

1980-08-19

Duke Bishop, Steak & Espionage

1981-11-11

Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg

1982-06-21

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, London, England, son of Prince Charles & Lady Diana

1983-01-31

Lew Smart, The Duke

1983-04-19

Zack Duke, American baseball player

1985-05-05

Clark Duke, Hot Tub Time Machine

1986-02-21

Amedeo, Belgium, son of princess Astrid/arch duke Lorenz

1986-9-13

Trevor Duke-Moretz, Big Bad Wolf

1991-01-29

Hugh Grosvenor, Earl Grosvenor, Son of the Duke of Westminster

1992-04-27

James Duke Mason, son of singer Belinda Carlisle & Morgan Mason

1992-04-27

James Duke Mason, What Happens Next

1996-11-06

Emma Duke, Minor Details

2010-05-28

Prince Louis of Bourbon, elder son of Prince Louis, Duke of Anjou

Duke - Notable Weddings

George VJul 6, 1893

Duke EllingtonJul 2, 1918

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonApr 26, 1923

Edward VIIIJun 3, 1937

Kate MiddletonApr 29, 2011

Duke - Weddings
Date Event
1290-04-30

Joan of Acre (18), daughter of Edward I marries (1) Gilbert de Clare, Duke of Hertford at Westminster Abbey.

1369-06-19

Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy marries Margaret 111 Countess of Flanders

1385-04-12

Duke of Burgundy, John the Fearless, marries Margaret of Bavaria in political double wedding with his sister

1418-03-08

Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut marries her cousin John IV Duke of Brabant in The Hague

1428-01-09

Pope Martinus V declares Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut's marriage to Humphrey Duke of Gloucester invalid

1430-01-10

Duke Philip the Good marries Isabella of Portugal

1468-07-03

Charles the Stout, Duke of Burgundy marries Princess Margaret of York

1472-07-12

Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and later King of England, marries Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick, in Westminster Abbey.

1476-05-06

Emperor Frederik III of Habsburg & duke Charles the bold arrange marriage of their children

1541-06-14

Duke Willem van Gulik of Gelre marries Jeanne d'Albret

1595-04-15

Willem I's daughter of Elisabeth of Nassau marries duke Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne of Broth

1598-03-11

Countess Charlotte of Nassau marries duke Claude de la Tremoille

1599-04-18

Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain

1716-04-08

Duke Karel Leopold of Mecklenburg-Schwerin signs covenant with Russia & marries Tsar Peter the Great's niece

1842-10-08

Princess Sophia weds her cousin duke Charles Saksen-Weimar-Eisenach

1893-07-06

British Prince George Duke of York (later George V) marries Princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary) at St James's Palace

1918-07-02

Jazz orchestra band leader Duke Ellington (19) weds high school sweetheart Edna Thompson

1923-04-26

English prince Albert Duke of York (George VI) (27) marries Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (22) at Westminster Abbey

1934-11-29

Prince George, Duke of Kent weds princess Marina of Greece and Denmark

1937-06-03

Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII) weds Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France

1961-06-08

English prince Edward, Duke of Kent, weds Katharine Worsley

1972-08-05

"The Addams Family" actor John Astin (42) weds actress Patty Duke (25)

1992-07-18

Helen Windsor, daughter of British Duke and Duchess of Kent weds art dealer Timothy Taylor at Windsor Castle

1999-12-04

Philippe, Duke of Brabant and heir apparent to Belgium throne marries the honourable Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz

2006-11-04

Croatian princess Paola Doimi de Frankopan (37) weds son of the Duke and Duchess of Kent Lord Nicholas Windsor (37) at St. Stephen of Abyssina in Vatican City

2011-04-29

Wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton.

2012-10-19

Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg Prince Guillaume (30) weds Countess of Belgium Stephanie de Lannoy (28) on a civil ceremony at the Hotel De Ville in Luxembourg

Duke - Notable Deaths

Arthur IIAug 27, 1312

Ludovico SforzaMay 27, 1508

Albert of PrussiaMar 20, 1568

Arthur WellesleySep 14, 1852

Duke EllingtonMay 24, 1974

Duke - Deaths
Date Event
714-12-16

Pepin/Pippin II, of Herstal/Héristal, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia and Duke and Prince of the Franks, dies

851-03-07

Nominoe, Duke of Brittany

917-01-21

Erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)

918-09-23

Koenraad I, German duke/king (911-18), dies at 42

918-12-21

Conrad I, Duke of Franconia/German King (911-918), dies

921-11-01

Richard, Duke of Burgundy

926-04-29

Burchard II, Duke of Swabia

929-09-28

Wenceslaus I, duke of Bohemia, murdered

935-09-28

Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (b. 907)

936-07-02

Henry I the Vogelaar, German king (919-36)/duke of Saxon 912-36, dies

937-07-14

Arnulf, Duke of Bavaria

939-10-02

Gilbert (Giselbert), Duke of Lorraine drowns trying to cross the Rhine at about 49

947-11-23

Berthold, Duke of Bavaria

949-12-10

Herman I, Duke of Swabia

955-08-10

Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle

955-11-01

Henry I, Duke of Bavaria

956-02-17

Hugo the Great, earl of Paris/duke of Francia, dies at about 55

956-04-08

Gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy

956-06-16

Hugo, the Great, duke of France, dies

957-09-06

Liudolf, Duke of Swabia

963-04-03

William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)

965-02-22

Odo, Duke of Burgundy (b. 944)

965-10-11

Bruno I, archbishop of Cologne/duke of Lutheran, dies at about 40

973-03-27

Herman, Duke of Saxony

992-05-25

Mieszko I first lord and knight of Poland, duke of Polans (b. circa 935)

995-02-05

William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)

1002-10-15

Otto-Henry, Duke of Burgundy (b. 946)

1011-02-09

Bernard I, Duke of Saxony

1023-09-26

Godfried I, duke of Neth-Lutherans, dies

1025-07-17

Boleslaw I Chobry, [the brave], duke/king of Poland, dies

1030-01-30

William V, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 969)

1033-08-07

Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine

1035-07-22

Robert II/I, Duke of Normandy, dies

1040-10-01

Alan III, Duke of Brittany (poisoned) (b. 997)

1044-04-19

Gothelo, duke of Neth-Lotharingen, dies

1058-11-28

Kazimierz I Restaurator, duke of Poland (1034-58), dies

1059-06-29

Bernard II, Duke of Saxony

1061-01-28

Duke Spytihněv II of Bohemia (b. 1031)

1065-08-28

Frederik van Luxembourg, duke of Neth-Lutherans (1046-65)

1069-12-24

Godfried II, with the Beard, duke of Neder-Lutherans, dies

1072-03-28

Ordulf, Duke of Saxony

1076-02-22

Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Lower Lorraine, murdered [or Feb 26]

1076-02-26

Godfried III, with the Hump, duke of Neth-Lutherian, murdered

1076-03-21

Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1011)

1080-10-15

Rudolf of Rheinfeld, Duke of Swabia and German anti-King

1083-01-11

Otto of Nordheim, Duke of Bavaria (c. 1020)

1085-07-15

Robert Guiscard, Duke of Apulia & Calabria, dies at 70

1086-09-25

William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1025)

1087-09-09

William I, The Conqueror, King of England/Duke of Normandy, dies

1093-08-29

Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1057)

1100-12-22

Duke Bretislaus II of Bohemia

1103-03-23

Eudes I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1058)

1106-08-23

Magnus, Duke of Saxony

1120-09-24

Welf II, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1072)

1126-02-10

William IX, Duke of Aquitaine, poet (b. 1071)

1126-12-13

Henry IX, the Black, Duke of Bavaria (1120-26), dies

1134-02-10

Robert III/II Curthouse, Duke of Normandy, dies

1137-04-09

William X, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1099)

1138-01-13

Simon I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1076)

1138-10-28

Boleslaw III Kryzwousty, [scheefmond], duke of Poland, dies

1138-10-29

Bolesław III Krzywousty, Duke of Poland (b. 1086)

1139-01-25

Godfried I, with the Beard, duke of Brabant/earl of Leuven, dies

1139-07-16

Walram II, duke of Limburg/Neth-Lutherans, dies

1139-10-20

Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies

1142-06-13

Godfried II, duke of Brabant/Neth-Lotharingen, dies

1147-04-06

Frederick II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1090)

1151-09-07

Geoffrey Plantagenet, earl of Anjou/duke of Normandy, dies at 38

1162-06-27

Eudes II, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1118)

1171-02-20

Conan IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1138)

1176-05-13

Matthias I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1119)

1177-01-13

Hendrik Jasomirgott Babenberg, Duke of Austria, dies. (b. 1107)

1183-07-11

Otto I Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria

1186-08-19

Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1158)

1190-08-21

Godfried III, duke of Brabant (Grimbergse war), dies

1191-01-20

Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)

1192-05-08

Duke Ottokar IV of Styria (b. 1163)

1192-08-25

Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1142)

1194-05-05

Casimir II, the Just, grand duke of Poland (1177-94), dies. Born 1138

1194-12-31

Duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)

1195-08-06

Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies

1196-08-15

Conrad II, Duke of Swabia (b. 1173)

1198-04-16

Duke Frederick I of Austria

1202-03-13

Mieszko III, the Elder, grand duke of Poland (1173-77, 1200-02), dies

1208-06-21

Philip of Swabia, King of Germany and duke of Swabia (b. 1177)

1218-07-06

Eudes III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1166)

1230-07-28

Duke Leopold VI of Austria (b. 1176)

1231-09-15

Louis I, Duke of Wittelsbach, dies

1235-09-05

Henry I, duke of Brabant, dies

1238-03-19

Duke Henry I of Poland (b. 1163)

1246-06-15

Frederik II "the Strijdbare", duke of Austria, dies in battle at 25

1247-02-25

Hendrik IV, duke of Limburg/earl of Bergen (1226-47), dies

1248-02-01

Hendrik II, duke of Brabant (1235-48), dies

1253-11-29

Otto II Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1206)

1257-06-04

Duke Przemysl I of Poland

1261-02-28

Hendrik, duke of Brabant (1248-61), dies

1268-10-19

Konradin von Hohenstaufen, duke of Zwaben, beheaded

1268-10-20

Conrad Hohenstaufen/Conradin, last Duke of Swabia, beheaded in Naples aged 16

1268-10-29

Conradin, Duke of Swabia (executed) (b. 1252)

1271-10-27

Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, French crusader (b. 1213)

1279-04-13

Boleslaw the Pious, Polish duke

1286-10-08

John I of Dreux, Duke of Brittany (b. 1217)

1290-05-10

Duke Rudolph II of Austria (b. 1271)

1294-05-03

Jan I, duke of Brabant/Limburg/poet, dies

1302-12-31

Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238)

1305-11-18

John II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1239)

1306-03-21

Robert II, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1248)

1307-07-04

Rudolf III, Duke of Austria/King of Bohemia dies

1311-03-15

Walter V of Brienne, Duke of Athens at the Battle of Halmyros

1312-05-13

Theobald II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1263)

1312-08-27

Arthur II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1262)

1312-10-17

Jan II, duke of Brabant/Limburg (charter of Kortenberg), dies

1312-10-27

John II, Duke of Brabant (b. 1275)

1315-05-09

Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1282)

1326-02-28

Duke Leopold I of Austria (b. 1290)

1329-04-21

Frederick IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1282)

1330-01-13

Frederick I (III), the Fair, Duke of Austrian/German anti-king, dies (b. 1286)

1333-03-02

Wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies

1335-04-02

Duke Henry of Carinthia (b. circa 1265)

1339-02-17

Otto, Duke of Austria (b. 1301)

1341-04-30

John III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1285)

1342-01-29

Louis I, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1279)

1343-10-12

Reinald II, duke of Gelre, dies

1345-09-16

John IV, Duke of Brittany (b. 1295)

1346-08-26

Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine, killed in the Battle of Crécy (b. 1320)

1347-10-11

Louis IV, Duke of Bayern/Romania-Germany King/emperor, dies

1350-04-03

Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)

1355-12-05

Jan III, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies

1356-09-19

Gautier de Brienne, duke of Athens/French supreme commander, dies

1356-09-19

Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, killed at the Battle of Poitiers (b. 1311)

1358-08-16

Duke Albert II of Austria (b. 1298)

1361-03-23

Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster (b. c.1310)

1361-11-21

Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (plague) (b. 1346)

1364-09-29

Charles, Duke of Brittany

1365-05-17

Louis VI the Roman, Duke of Bavaria and Elector of Brandenburg (b. 1328)

1365-07-27

Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (b. 1339)

1368-10-07

Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence, son of Edward III of England (b. 1338)

1371-08-24

Eduard, duke of Gelre (1361-71), assasinated

1371-12-04

Reinald III, the Fat Duke, duke of Gelre (1343-61), dies at 38

1383-12-07

Wenceslaus, duke of Brabant, dies

1384-09-02

Louis I, duke of Anjou/king of Naples (Battle of Poitiers), dies

1384-09-20

Louis, duke of Anjou/wife of Marie of Bretagne

1390-09-23

John I, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1346)

1395-08-29

Duke Albert III of Austria (b. 1349)

1397-09-08

Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester.

1399-02-03

John of Ghent, duke of Lancaster/king of Castile & Leon, dies at 58

1399-09-22

Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1366)

1399-11-01

John V, Duke of Brittany (b. 1339)

1400-01-07

Thomas Holland, 1st Duke of Surrey, English politician (b. 1374)

1400-01-16

John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)

1402-08-01

Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)

1402-09-03

Gian Galeazzo Visconti, duke/tyrant of Milan (1395-1402), dies at 51

1404-04-27

Philip, the Stout, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 62

1404-12-13

Albert I, Duke of Bavaria, dies at 74

1404-12-16

Albrecht of Bavaria, duke of Bavaria, dies at about 74

1406-07-15

Duke William of Austria (b. c.1370)

1407-11-23

Louis, duke of Orleans, murdered

1411-06-03

Duke Leopold IV of Austria (b. 1371)

1415-10-25

Anton van Bourgondie, French son of Philip the Stout/duke, dies at 31

1415-10-25

Eduard, duke of York, dies at 45

1416-07-15

John, Duke of Berry, captain of Paris, dies

1419-09-10

John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy is assassinated by adherents of the Dauphin, the future Charles VII of France

1420-09-03

Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, regent of Scotland

1421-03-22

Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (killed in battle) (b. 1388)

1423-06-25

Reinald IV, duke of Gelre & Gulik (Reinoud I), dies

1424-06-10

Duke Ernest of Austria (b. 1377)

1424-12-31

Thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader

1425-01-06

Jan of Bavaria, liege of Holland/bishop/duke, dies

1425-05-24

Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)

1427-04-14

John IV, duke of Brabant, dies

1427-04-17

Jan IV, duke of Brabant/Limburg/wife of Jacoba van Bayern, dies

1429-09-28

Cymburgis of Masovia, wife of Duke Ernest of Austria

1430-08-04

Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26

1430-10-27

Vytautas the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania (b. 1350)

1431-01-25

Charles II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1364)

1432-10-19

John de Mowbray, 2nd Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1392)

1435-09-14

John, Duke of Bedford, regent of England (b. 1389)

1439-06-24

Duke Frederick IV of Austria (b. 1382)

1442-08-29

John VI, Duke of Brittany (b. 1389)

1444-05-27

John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset, English military leader (b. 1404)

1447-02-23

Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (b. 1390)

1447-05-01

Louis VII, Duke of Baveria (1413-43), dies

1450-05-02

William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, English military leader (b. 1396)

1455-05-22

Edmund Beaufort, 2nd Duke of Somerset, English commander (killed in battle) (b. 1406)

1458-12-26

Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)

1459-12-04

Adolf VIII, Duke of Southern Jutland (b. 1401)

1460-07-10

Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English military leader (b. 1402)

1460-12-30

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne killed in Battle of Wakefield. (b. 1411)

1465-01-05

Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394)

1466-03-08

Francesco Sforza, Italian condottiere/duke of Milan, dies at 64

1467-06-15

Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, dies at 70

1470-12-16

John II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1425)

1471-05-04

Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset, English military commander (executed)

1476-08-04

Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded

1476-12-26

Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered

1477-01-05

Charles, the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, dies at the Battle of Nancy at 43

1477-07-22

Adolf van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies in battle at 39

1478-02-18

Duke of Clarence, privately executed and reputedly drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine

1479-01-18

Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61

1484-08-28

Diogo, duke of Viseu, murdered

1485-08-07

Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince

1488-09-09

Francis II, Duke of Brittany (b. 1433)

1490-03-14

Charles I, Duke of Savoy, dies at 21

1494-10-22

Gian Galeazzo, Italian duke of Milan (1476-94), dies

1497-06-14

Giovanni Borgia, Duke of Borgia (b. 1474)

1500-09-12

Albrecht III van Saxon-Meisen, duke of Saxon, dies at 57

1503-11-23

Margaret of York, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1446)

1508-05-27

Ludovico Sforza [il Moro], Italian duke of Milan, dies at 55

1508-12-10

René II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451)

1511-02-11

Henry, Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

1519-05-04

Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (b. 1492)

1521-05-17

Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham, English politician (b. 1478)

1521-05-28

Willem van Croij, duke of Soria, dies at about 62

1524-05-21

Thomas Howard 2nd duke of Norfolk, general/premier, dies at about 80

1538-06-30

Charles van Egmond, duke of Gelre/earl of Zutphen, dies at 70

1539-04-17

George, Duke of Saxony (b. 1471)

1544-06-14

Antoine, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1489)

1550-04-12

Claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53

1550-11-06

Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1487)

1552-01-22

Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, beheaded for treason

1553-07-11

Mauritius, duke/monarch of Saksen (1547-53), dies of injuries at 32

1553-08-17

Charles III, Duke of Savoy, dies

1554-02-23

Henry Grey, Duke of Suffolk, Lady Jane Grey's father, executed

1554-08-25

Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, English great admiral, dies

1563-02-24

Francois Guise, French general/duke, assassinated at 44

1567-11-12

Anne Pierre Adrien duke of Montmorency, Marshal of France, dies at 74

1568-03-20

Albert of Prussia, 1st Duke of Prussia, dies at 77

1568-06-01

18 nobles beheaded in Brussels for treason and heresy by Duke of Alva and authority of Council of Troubles

1572-06-02

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, executed at 36

1572-09-30

Francis Borgia, 4th Duke of Gandía and Jesuit priest, dies at 61

1573-03-14

Claude II, of Lotharingen, duke of Aumale/murdered adm Coligny, dies

1573-12-11

Alardus/Eilard de Waterlant, duke of Alva, hanged

1574-04-21

Cosimo de Medici, Italian duke of Toscane, dies at about 54

1579-10-24

Albrecht V von Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 51

1580-08-30

Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies

1584-06-19

François, Duke of Anjou (b. 1555)

1587-10-19

Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1541)

1592-01-05

Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75

1602-02-19

Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier (b. 1558)

1604-10-25

Claude de la Tremoille, French duke of Thouars/huguenot, dies

1608-01-29

Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1557)

1608-05-14

Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)

1609-02-17

Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549)

1611-10-03

Charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (b. 1554)

1612-06-13

Charles van Croij, prince of Chimay/Duke of Aarschot, dies at 51

1619-12-23

Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia, dies at 47

1621-02-28

Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1590)

1621-12-15

Charles d'albert duke of Luynes/PM of France, dies at 43

1622-03-05

Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (b. 1569)

1623-06-16

Christian, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, German Protestant military leader (b. 1599)

1626-02-07

William V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548)

1628-08-23

George Viliers, 1st duke of Buckingham, assassinated by Felton at 36

1630-07-26

Charles Emanuel I, the Great, Duke of Savoy (Peace of Lyon), dies

1632-10-30

Henri de Montmorency, French duke/plotter, beheaded

1634-02-25

Albrecht WE baron von Wallenstein, German duke, murdered at 50

1637-10-07

Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (b. 1587)

1647-04-25

Matthias Gallas, Austrian earl of Campo/duke of Lucerna, dies at 62

1649-03-09

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman (b. 1606)

1656-08-11

Prince Octavio Piccolomini, Duke of Amalfi, Austrian field marshal (b. 1599)

1656-11-06

Johan IV, duke of Braganca/king of Portugal (1640-56), dies at 52

1660-02-02

Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII, dies at 51

1670-01-25

Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612)

1670-05-23

Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1610)

1674-07-02

Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1614)

1675-06-12

Charles Emanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1638-75), dies at 40

1675-09-18

Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1604)

1676-12-25

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English soldier (b. 1592)

1677-06-23

Wilhelm Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1647)

1685-07-15

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles 2, executed

1686-12-11

Louis II Condé, duke of Bourbon, dies at 65

1687-04-16

George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham, dies at 59

1688-07-21

James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, English statesman and soldier (b. 1610)

1688-10-06

Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (b. 1652)

1690-03-18

Charles, duke of Lutherans, dies

1690-04-18

Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies

1690-07-11

Friedrich H duke van Schomberg, marshal, dies in battle at 75

1694-12-11

Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma (b. 1630)

1695-01-04

Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourg/French marshal, dies

1699-02-27

Charles Paulet, 1st Duke of Bolton, English politician (b. c. 1625)

1707-08-18

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English soldier and statesman (b. 1640)

1707-10-02

Anne Jules duke the Noailles, marshal of France (huguenot), dies at 57

1709-03-09

Ralph Montagu, 1st Duke of Montagu, English diplomat

1712-02-18

Duke of Bourgondie, French King Louis XIV's grandson and heir, dies. B. 1682

1712-11-15

James Douglas, 4th Duke of Hamilton, Scottish nationalist (b. 1658)

1714-02-04

Duke of Berry, French King Louis XIV's grandson, dies

1714-03-27

Anton Ulrich, German duke of Brunswick/poet, dies at 80

1714-04-04

Karel, duke of Berry/French heir to the throne, dies

1716-06-28

George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general (b. 1665)

1718-02-01

Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)

1719-07-05

Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, Irish general (b. 1641)

1721-02-24

John Sheffield, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby, English statesman and poet (b. 1648)

1722-01-21

Charles Paulet, 2nd Duke of Bolton, English supporter of William III of England (b. 1661)

1723-07-26

Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1660)

1723-12-02

Philip, French duke of Orleans/regent (1715-23)/PM (1723), dies

1726-03-05

Evelyn Pierrepont, 1st Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull, English politician

1726-05-10

Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (b. 1670)

1730-05-30

Arabella Churchill, mistress of James II of England, sister of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (b. 1648)

1733-10-31

Eberhard IV Ludwig, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1676)

1734-06-17

Duke of Berwick, French general strategist, dies in battle

1736-04-21

Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye, dies at 72

1737-07-09

de' Medici, last Medici-grand duke of Toscane, dies

1737-11-05

Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke, dies at 55

1742-01-01

Peregrine Bertie, 2nd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1686)

1743-10-04

John Campbell, 2nd duke of Argyll/fieldmarshal, dies at 64

1744-08-09

James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, English patron of the arts (b. 1673)

1745-11-16

James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde, Irish statesman and soldier (b. 1665)

1748-12-02

Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, English politician (b. 1662)

1757-05-06

Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton, British politician (b. 1683)

1761-04-15

Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician (b. 1682)

1764-10-02

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

1765-10-10

Lionel Sackville, 1st Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1688)

1765-10-20

William August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44

1765-10-31

Duke of Cumberland, English politician/uncle of George III, dies

1766-02-23

Stanislaw Leszcynski, duke of Lutherans/king of Poland, dies

1768-11-17

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of Newcastle, dies at 75

1770-11-09

John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician

1771-01-05

John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (b. 1710)

1772-12-28

Ernst J earl van/of Biron, Russian duke of Courland, dies at 82

1773-02-20

Charles Emanuel I, King of Sardinia/Duke of Savoy (CE III), dies at 71

1773-11-19

James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (b. 1722)

1774-05-04

Anthony Ulrich II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1714)

1778-08-12

Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, British general and politician (b. 1714)

1780-03-26

Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (b. 1713)

1780-07-04

Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67

1785-11-18

Louis Philip I, Duke of Orléans, French soldier and writer (b. 1725)

1788-08-08

Louis FAD Duke the Richelieu, French marshal, dies at 92

1793-08-22

Louis Duke de Noailles, marshal of France, dies at 80

1806-05-24

John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, British field marshal (b. 1723)

1809-10-30

William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1738)

1815-06-16

Frederik Willem, duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle

1817-04-04

André Masséna, Duke of Rivoli, Prince d'Essing and Marshal of France (b. 1758)

1820-01-23

Prince Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

1820-02-14

Charles F, Duke of Berry, murdered at 42

1822-02-10

Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon-Teschen/governor of Hungary, dies at 83

1827-01-05

Frederick of York, English duke/bishop/general, dies at 63

1828-06-14

Karl August, grand duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, dies (b. 1757)

1833-12-17

Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21

1844-06-03

Louis-Antoine Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies

1849-06-10

Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Marshal of France and duke of Isly (b. 1784)

1850-07-08

Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge (b. 1774)

1851-11-18

Ernst August, duke of Cumberland/king of Hanover (1837-51), dies at 80

1852-09-14

Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and British Prime Minister (Tory) (1828-30) dies at 83

1868-04-21

Henry James O'Farrell, Australian would-be assassin of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh

1868-09-27

Alexander Walewski, French earl/duke/diplomat/Foreign minister, dies

1870-01-29

Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1797)

1892-01-14

Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, British prince (b. 1864)

1893-08-22

Ernst II, duke of Saxony-Coburg-Gotha (1844-93)/composer, dies at 75

1895-02-18

Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austrian (Battle at Custozza), dies at 77

1896-06-26

Louis CPR of Orleans, French duke (chosen king of Belgian), dies at 81

1900-07-30

Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (b. 1844)

1904-03-17

Prince George, Duke of Cambridge at the Richmond Horse Show

1905-11-17

Adolf WAKF, duke of Nassau/grand duke of Luxembourg, dies at 88

1907-09-28

Frederich I W L, Grand Duke of Baden (1856-1907), dies at 81

1907-11-16

Robert I, Duke of Parma, last ruling Duke of Parma (b. 1848)

1912-02-25

Guillaume IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (b. 1852)

1914-06-11

Adolf Friedrich V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1848)

1918-04-29

Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22

1918-06-13

Grand Duke Michael,

1921-03-30

Georges Grand, The Death of the Duke D'Enghien

1923-11-14

Ernst August Duke of Cumberland,

1928-08-09

Frederik II W, grand duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71

1929-01-05

Grand Duke Nicholas,

1929-01-06

Nicolas Nikolayevitch, grand-duke of Russia, dies at 72

1929-04-20

Prince Heinrich of Prussia, The Visit of the Duke of Connaught C-I-C Forces in Ireland and Prince Henry of Prussia to Cork Exhibition

1931-07-04

Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62

1933-03-18

Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60

1933-10-13

Duke Worne, Trooper 77

1934-12-06

Duke Charles Michael of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1863)

1936-02-05

Charles Le Bargy, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise

1937-11-08

Ivy Duke, A Maid of the Silver Sea

1940-09-12

Henri Lavedan, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise

1941-07-04

Guernsey Morrow, The Duke Is Tops

1942-03-03

Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43

1942-08-25

George Edward Alexander Windsor, Duke of Kent (b. 1902)

1942-08-25

Duke of Kent, Episode dated 19 February 2013

1945-12-08

Adolphe Engers, Finances of the Grand Duke

1947-10-14

Frank Heller, Finances of the Grand Duke

1948-01-29

Tomislav II of Croatia, 4th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (b. 1900)

1952-01-24

Duke York, Flash Gordon

1953-01-03

Maria Loja, The Grand Duke's Finances

1954-01-01

J. Henry Kruse, The Duke Is Tops

1956-03-02

Duke Martin, Across to Singapore

1959-04-01

Duke R. Lee, Straight Shooting

1962-07-06

Georg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1899)

1965-03-08

Laurence Criner, The Duke Is Tops

1967-05-09

Philippa Duke Schuyler, composer, dies at 35

1968-01-22

Duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77

1969-01-16

Vernon Duke, composer, dies at 65

1974-05-24

Duke Ellington, American musician, dies of cancer at 75

1974-06-10

Henry WFA, English duke of Gloucester/baron Culloden, dies at 74

1975-09-09

John McGiver, actor (Patty Duke Show, Jimmy Stewart Show), dies at 61

1976-12-24

Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, heir to the throne of Portugal (b. 1907)

1978-01-25

Tango Duke, dies in Australia at 42; oldest known thoroughbred horse

1979-03-08

Robert Duke, Gunman in the Streets

1981-04-29

Cat Anderson, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal

1982-08-23

Duke Taylor, The Painted Stallion

1982-11-15

Lou Frohman, The Duke Is Tops

1984-09-13

Duke Upshaw, The Green Pastures

1984-10-26

John Woods Duke, composer, dies at 85

1984-11-20

Duke Green, Zorro's Black Whip

1985-10-16

Claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78

1986-06-20

Duke of Paducah, The Las Vegas Hillbillys

1988-09-05

Lawrence Brown, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal

1988-09-20

Sam Woodyard, The Barbara McNair and Duke Ellington Special

1988-12-25

Edward Pelham-Clinton, 10th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (b. 1920)

1989-05-07

Willie Covan, The Duke Is Tops

1992-04-21

Vladimir K Romanov, Grand Duke/Rus pretender to the throne, dies at 74

1992-08-04

Ralph Cooper, The Duke Is Tops

1992-09-16

Duke Robbins, entertainer, dies of pneumonia at 71

1993-10-28

Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), dies at 80

1994-01-08

Edward Duke, actor (Decadence, Silver Bears), dies of cancer at 40

1994-01-08

Edward Duke, The French Lieutenant's Woman

1994-04-17

Dick Moder, Officer Daisy Duke

1994-09-20

Jimmy Hamilton, Duke Ellington: Live in Montreal

1995-04-03

Neva Peoples, The Duke Is Tops

1995-10-31

Henry A Walter Richard Percy, 11th Duke of Northumberland, dies at 42

1996-01-20

David Robin Francis Guy Greville, 8th Duke of Warwick, dies at 61

1996-01-26

Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (b. 1921)

1996-02-27

George Ian Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl, dies at 64

1996-07-07

Albrecht Luitpold Michael Wittelsbach, duke of Bavaria, dies at 91

1996-10-30

Maurice Duke, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

1998-04-16

Duke Goldstone, Jasper in a Jam

2000-03-23

Dennette Harrod, Duke Ellington's Washington

2001-02-26

Duke Nalon, Roar of the Crowd

2001-07-31

Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (b. 1910)

2002-12-21

Duke Callaghan, Conan the Barbarian

2004-09-10

O.L. Duke, Malcolm X

2004-10-11

Nicholas Duke Biddle, Satellite in the Sky

2005-07-18

Paul Duke, Washington Week in Review

2006-08-08

Duke Jordan, Les liaisons dangereuses

2006-10-21

Daryl Duke, The Silent Partner

2007-03-14

Stan Duke, The Love Bug

2008-11-10

Erick S. Dyke, Duke Nukem: Time to Kill

2009-04-09

Duke D'Mond, The Barron Knights Show

2010-02-15

Duke Everts, Play Misty for Me

2010-09-12

Wesley Duke Lee, Cordélia, Cordélia

2010-10-12

Deborah Duke, Sweet Home Alabama

2011-02-27

Duke Snider, American professional baseball player (b. 1926)

2011-02-27

Duke Snider, Duke Snider vs. Hank Aaron

2011-04-30

Richard Holmes, Wellington: The Iron Duke

2011-10-10

Rod McGaughy, Officer Daisy Duke

2012-08-27

Art Heyman, A Cut Above: 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball

2012-11-03

Duke Vin, Duke Vin and the Birth of Ska

2013-08-05

George Duke, American Grammy-Award winning musician, dies from chronic lymphocytic leukemia at 67

2013-08-05

George Duke, Leap of Faith

2014-05-02

Pauline Wagner, Up Pops the Duke

2014-05-19

Count Suckle, Duke Vin and the Birth of Ska

2015-05-30

James Storey, Duke Nukem 3D

2016-03-30

Patty Duke, sitcom star and Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner, dies aged 69

2016-08-10

Britain's richest landlord Duke of Westminster Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor dies aged 64

2017-08-17

David Somerset, 11th Duke of Beaufort dies, aged 89


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