Famous Deaths In 1678
Sunday, 26 March 2023
Jan 04 On this day in history johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71
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 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 In the year 1678 joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44
Jun 02 Pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jun 17 Giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1678.
Aug 05 In the year 1678 death of juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican musician and composer (b. 1619)
Aug 16 In the year 1678 death of andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57
Aug 28 On this day in history death of john Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602)
Oct 02 In the year 1678 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 On this day in history 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 Erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70 in the year 1678.
Nov 18 On this day in history giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36
Nov 20 In the year 1678 charles Dujardin, painter/etcher (Learned Dog), dies at about 56
Nov 30 In the year 1678 andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67