Famous Deaths In 1678
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Jan 04 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59
Jan 24 On this day in history joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72
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 in the year 1678.
May 05 Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 in the year 1678.
May 06 In the year 1678 joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44
Jun 02 Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jun 17 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1678.
Aug 05 Juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican musician and composer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.
Aug 16 Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 died in the year 1678.
Aug 28 In the year 1678 death of john Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602)
Oct 02 In the year 1678 wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them
Oct 12 In the year 1678 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 John Jenkins, composer, dies on this day in history.
Nov 01 On this day in history death of william Coddington, first Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1601)
Nov 07 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 30 Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67 in the year 1678.