Famous Deaths In 1678
Sunday, 18 April 2021
Jan 04 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71 in the year 1678.
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 in the year 1678.
Jan 29 In the year 1678 death of jeronimo Lobo, Portuguese Jesuit missionary (b. 1593)
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 on this day in history.
May 06 Joseph de La Barre, composer, dies at 44 in the year 1678.
Jun 02 In the year 1678 pieter the Great, regent/diplomat, dies at 63
Jun 17 In the year 1678 giacomo Torelli, composer, dies at 69
Aug 05 On this day in history death of juan García de Zéspedes, Mexican musician and composer (b. 1619)
Aug 16 Andrew Marvell, English poet (Definition of Love), ODs at 57 died on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history death of john Berkeley, 1st Baron Berkeley of Stratton, English soldier (b. 1602)
Oct 02 Wu San-kuei, gen, invited Manchus to China, dies trying to expel them on this day in history.
Oct 12 Edmund Berry Godfrey, English magistrate (b. 1621) died in the year 1678.
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 in the year 1678.
Nov 18 On this day in history 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 In the year 1678 andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67