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Famous Deaths In 1678

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Jan 04 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 in the year 1678.

Jan 07 Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1678.

Jan 24 Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 on this day in history.

Jan 29 Jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593) died on this day in history.

Feb 10 Philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried died on this day in history.

May 05 Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 in the year 1678.

May 06 On this day in history joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44

Jun 02 Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 in the year 1678.

Jun 17 In the year 1678 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69

Aug 05 On this day in history death of juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican musician and composer (b. 1619)

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Aug 16 On this day in history death of andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57

Aug 28 In the year 1678 death of john Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602)

Oct 02 Wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them on this day in history.

Oct 12 On this day in history death of edmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (b. 1621)

Oct 18 In the year 1678 cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63

Oct 26 On this day in history john Jenkins, composer, dies

Nov 01 In the year 1678 death of william Coddington, first Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1601)

Nov 07 In the year 1678 erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70

Nov 18 In the year 1678 giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36

Nov 20 Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56 in the year 1678.

Nov 30 In the year 1678 andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67

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Mar 03 Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747) was born on this day in history.

Mar 04 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) was born on this day in history.

Mar 07 In the year 1678 birth of filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736)

Mar 15 Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop was born on this day in history.

Jul 06 Nicola Francesco Haym, composer was born in the year 1678.

Jul 26 In the year 1678 birth of joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11)

Sep 16 On this day in history birth of henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751)

Sep 29 Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766) was born in the year 1678.

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