Famous Deaths In 1678
Monday, 30 November 2020
Jan 04 In the year 1678 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 On this day in history death of philip Vingboons, Amsterdam's master builder, buried
May 05 On this day in history anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70
May 06 Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
Jun 02 Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 on this day in history.
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 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 in the year 1678.
Oct 26 In the year 1678 john Jenkins, composer, dies
Nov 01 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 30 Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67 on this day in history.