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)
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