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Famous Deaths In 1678

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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 on this day in history.

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 in the year 1678.

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

May 05 On this day in history anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70

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

Aug 16 Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 died on this day in history.

Aug 28 On this day in history death of john Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602)

Oct 02 On this day in history wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them

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

Oct 18 Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63 in the year 1678.

Oct 26 John Jenkins, composer, dies in the year 1678.

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 On this day in history 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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Famous Birthdays In 1678

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Mar 04 On this day in history birth of antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons)

Mar 07 Filippo Juvara, Italian architect (d. 1736) was born on this day in history.

Mar 15 Dominique Marie Valet, French RC/old-catholic bishop was born in the year 1678.

Jul 06 On this day in history birth of nicola Francesco Haym, composer

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

Sep 16 Henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751) was born on this day in history.

Sep 29 On this day in history birth of adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766)