Famous Deaths In 1678
Sunday, 25 June 2017
Jan 04 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Johannes Flittner, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Jan 24 Joan Maetsuyker, gov-gen of Neth East-Indies, dies at 72 in the year 1678.
Jan 29 Jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593) died in the year 1678.
Feb 10 In the year 1678 death of philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried
May 05 Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70 on this day in history.
May 06 Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
Jun 02 On this day in history pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63
Jun 17 On this day in history giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
Aug 05 Juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican musician and composer (b. 1619) died in the year 1678.
Aug 16 Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 died on this day in history.
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 in the year 1678.
Oct 12 Edmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (b. 1621) died on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1678 cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63
Oct 26 In the year 1678 john Jenkins, composer, dies
Nov 01 On this day in history 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 Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1678.
Nov 20 Charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56 on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1678 andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67