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Famous Deaths In 1678

Wednesday, 05 August 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 On this day in history joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44

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 on this day in history.

Aug 16 On this day in history 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 in the year 1678.

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

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 John Jenkins, composer, dies in the year 1678.

Nov 01 William Coddington, first Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1601) died in the year 1678.

Nov 07 Erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70 on this day in history.

Nov 18 On this day in history giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36

Nov 20 On this day in history charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56

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

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Mar 03 Madeleine de Verchères, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747) was born in the year 1678.

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 in the year 1678.

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

Jul 06 In the year 1678 birth of nicola Francesco Haym, composer

Jul 26 On this day in history 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 Adrien-Maurice, 3rd duc de Noailles, French soldier (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.

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