Famous Deaths In 1679
Sunday, 18 February 2018
Jan 09 Werner Fabricius, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Jacques de Billy, French mathematician (b. 1602) died in the year 1679.
Feb 03 In the year 1679 jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
Feb 05 Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91 in the year 1679.
Mar 16 In the year 1679 death of john Leverett, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (b. 1616)
Mar 26 In the year 1679 death of johannes Schefferus, Alsatian-born humanist (b. 1621)
Mar 27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 on this day in history.
Apr 17 In the year 1679 john van Kessel, Flemish painter, dies at 53
Apr 18 In the year 1679 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
May 01 Esaias Reusner, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
May 03 James Sharp, English archbishop (assassinated) (b. 1613) died in the year 1679.
May 26 In the year 1679 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 Guillaume Courtois, French painter (b. 1628) died on this day in history.
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 William Chamberlayne, English poet (b. 1619) died on this day in history.
Aug 06 John Snell, English royalist (b. 1629) died in the year 1679.
Aug 20 Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 24 Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz, French churchman and agitator (b. 1614) died on this day in history.
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 Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery, British soldier, statesman, and dramatist (b. 1621) died on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1679 pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45
Dec 04 Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher (b. 1588) died in the year 1679.
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 In the year 1679 john van de Cappelle, Amsterdam landscape painter, dies at 53
Dec 31 On this day in history death of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)