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Famous Deaths In 1678

Friday, 19 December 2014

Jan 04 On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71

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 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 in the year 1678.

Jun 02 On this day in history pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63

Jun 17 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.

Aug 05 Juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican musician and composer (b. 1619) died on this day in history.

Aug 16 In the year 1678 death of andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57

Aug 28 John Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602) died on this day in history.

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

Oct 12 In the year 1678 death of edmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (b. 1621)

Oct 18 Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, dies at 63 on this day in history.

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 Erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70 in the year 1678.

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 On this day in history 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 Antonio Vivaldi, Venice, Baroque violin virtuoso/composer (4 Seasons) was born in the year 1678.

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 on this day in history.

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

Jul 26 Joseph I Habsburg, German king/Roman catholic emperor (1705-11) was born on this day in history.

Sep 16 Henry St John, English statesman and philosopher (d. 1751) was born in the year 1678.

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