Famous Deaths In 1679
Wednesday, 10 February 2016
Jan 09 In the year 1679 werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45
Jan 14 On this day in history death of jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602)
Feb 03 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53 in the year 1679.
Feb 05 In the year 1679 joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
Mar 16 John Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616) died on this day in history.
Mar 26 On this day in history death of johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621)
Mar 27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 in the year 1679.
Apr 17 John van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Apr 18 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies in the year 1679.
May 01 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1679.
May 03 James Sharp, English archbishop (assassinated) (b. 1613) died on this day in history.
May 26 On this day in history death of ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (b. 1636)
Jun 03 On this day in history death of jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried
Jun 15 In the year 1679 death of guillaume Courtois, French painter (b. 1628)
Jun 27 In the year 1679 pablo Bruna, composer, dies at 68
Jul 08 In the year 1679 samuel J Columbus, Swedish poet (Odae Sveticae), dies
Jul 11 On this day in history death of william Chamberlayne, English poet (b. 1619)
Aug 06 John Snell, English royalist (b. 1629) died in the year 1679.
Aug 20 Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 in the year 1679.
Aug 24 On this day in history death of jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz, French churchman and agitator (b. 1614)
Sep 17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish gen/gov of Netherlands, dies at 50 on this day in history.
Sep 20 Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51 on this day in history.
Oct 12 William Gurnall, English writer (b. 1617) died in the year 1679.
Oct 24 Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66 in the year 1679.
Oct 26 On this day in history death of roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, British soldier, statesman, and dramatist (b. 1621)
Nov 30 Pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45 in the year 1679.
Dec 04 On this day in history death of thomas Hobbes, English philosopher (b. 1588)
Dec 17 In the year 1679 don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies
Dec 20 In the year 1679 johan Maurits, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies at 75
Dec 26 On this day in history john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
Dec 31 In the year 1679 death of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)