Dutch History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 1,583

  • 1583-02-21 Groningen, Netherlands, begins using Gregorian calendar
  • 1583-03-18 Dutch States General & Anjou sign treaty
  • 1585-07-29 University of Franeker/ University of Friesland opens in the Netherlands

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1585-08-10 English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Netherlands

Queen of England and Ireland Elizabeth I
Queen of England and Ireland
Elizabeth I
  • 1585-08-14 Queen Elizabeth I of England refuses sovereignty of Netherlands
  • 1586-02-04 Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor-general of the States General of the United Provinces (Netherlands)
  • 1586-03-08 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt becomes Dutch chief legal advisor
  • 1586-09-22 Battle at Zutphen: Dutch army, assisted by the English, against the Spanish
  • 1587-11-27 Dutch county of Groningen flooded by failure of dyke
  • 1587-12-17 The Earl of Leicester's army leaves Netherlands
  • 1590-03-06 A Dutch and English army led by Maurice of Nassau captured the heavily protected city of Breda using a small assault force hid in a peat barge.
  • 1593-12-15 State of Holland grants patent on windmill with a crankshaft

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1595-05-02 King Philip II names Albrecht of Austria land guardian of Netherlands

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • 1596-05-26 England, France & Netherlands sign Drievoudig Covenant against Spain
  • 1596-06-30 English/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz
  • 1596-07-17 At 10:30AM Dutch explorer Willem Barents arrives at Novaya Zemlya
  • 1596-09-05 Dutch fleet commander Cornelis de Houtman taken hostage in Java
  • 1596-09-07 Dutch fleet bombards Banten, Java
  • 1596-10-31 English, French & Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish "Triple Covenant"
  • 1597-06-14 At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands
  • 1597-08-14 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet is 1st Dutch visit to Java
  • 1597-08-20 1st Dutch East India Company ships return from the Far East
  • 1598-05-06 Archduke Albrecht & Isabella become rulers of the Southern Netherlands
  • 1598-08-21 -22] Deed of Transfers proclaims Netherlands independence
  • 1598-11-25 Jacob Cornelius van Neck's merchant fleet reaches Bantam West-Java on second Dutch expedition to Indonesia
  • 1601-08-27 Olivier van Noort completes first Dutch exploration of new world
  • 1602-03-20 United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms
  • 1603-12-18 First fleet of the Dutch East India Compnay under Admiral Steven van der Haghen departs for the East-Indies
  • 1607-04-25 Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
  • 1608-10-02 Hans Lippershey applies for patent for first known early telescope in the Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1609-03-25 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co

Explorer Henry Hudson
Explorer
Henry Hudson
  • 1609-04-09 Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
  • 1609-06-17 Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
  • 1609-09-01 Pieter Both sworn in as 1st governor general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1610-06-10 1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island
  • 1613-02-20 Gerard Reynst appointed governor general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1616-04-23 Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England
  • 1619-03-12 Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia
  • 1619-06-02 England & Netherlands sign treaty about business in the Indies
  • 1619-07-20 Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader
  • 1619-08-20 1st known African Americans in English North America (approx. 20) land at Point Comfort (Fort Monroe), Virginia then sold or traded into servitude
  • 1621-04-09 Spain & Netherlands 12 Year Resistant Pact ends
  • 1621-06-03 Dutch West India Company (WIC) receives charter for The West Indies (The Americas, Caribbean and West Africa)
  • 1621-07-06 Dutch governor general John Pieterszoon Coen takes Banda islands, 15,000 die
  • 1623-04-29 11 Dutch ships depart for the conquest of Peru
  • 1624-05-10 Dutch admirals Jacob Willekens & Piet Heyn conquer Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)
  • 1624-06-10 Netherlands & France sign anti-Spanish Treaty of Compi├Ęgne
  • 1624-08-14 Dutch fleet seizes Callao the Lima in Peru

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1625-05-01 Prince Frederick Henry appointed viceroy of Holland

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry
  • 1625-06-02 Prince Frederick Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
  • 1625-09-24 Dutch attack San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1625-12-09 Netherlands & England sign military treaty
  • 1626-05-04 Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands
  • 1626-05-06 Dutch colonist Peter Minuit buys Manhattan Island from local Indians for 60 guilders worth of trinkets
  • 1627-03-03 Dutch privateer Piet Heyn attacks and conquers 22 Portuguese ships in Bay of Salvador, Brazil
  • 1627-06-10 Dutch privateer Piet Heyn attacks Portuguese ships in the Bay of All Saints, Brazil
  • 1628-09-08 Dutch privateer Piet Heyn captures Spanish silver fleet in the Bay of Matanzas, Cuba
  • 1629-09-24 Jacques Specx appointed governor-general of Dutch-Indies
  • 1629-10-13 Dutch West Indies Co grants religious freedom in West Indies
  • 1630-02-14 Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco, Brazil
  • 1631-11-04 Ferdinand of Austria installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
  • 1633-10-22 Battle of Liaoluo Bay: Dutch East India Company defeated by Chinese Ming naval forces in southern Fujian sea
  • 1634-04-06 Heeren XIX (the directors of the Dutch West India Company) ask "to secure Eylands Curacao"
  • 1634-07-29 Dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao
  • 1636-08-04 Johan Mauritius appointed governor of Dutch Brazil
  • 1636-11-17 Henrique Dias, Brazilian general, wins a decisive battle against the Dutch in Brazil
  • 1637-01-23 Dutch governor Johan Mauritius lands in Pernambuco, Brazil
  • 1638-01-03 Dutch Premier Van Joost speaks of "Hostage rights of Aemstel"
  • 1638-08-09 Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx
  • 1641-12-06 Don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands
  • 1642-03-09 English Queen Henriette Maria arrives in Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands
  • 1642-08-13 Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovers Martian south polar cap
  • 1642-12-13 Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sights the South Island of present day New Zealand; initially he calls it Staten Landt and changes it a year later to Nieuw Zeeland
  • 1643-02-25 Dutch US colonists kill Algonquin-indians
  • 1645-08-30 Dutch & Indians sign peace treaty (New Amsterdam (NY))
  • 1646-05-30 Spain & Netherlands sign temporary cease fire
  • 1647-05-23 Willem II sworn in as viceroy of Holland
  • 1648-01-30 Spain & Netherlands sign Peace of Munster, ending the Thirty Years War
  • 1648-05-15 Treaty of Munster ratified by Spain & Netherlands
  • 1648-11-11 Dutch & French agree to divide St Maarten, Leeward Islands
  • 1650-04-20 Dutch East India Company (VOC) management sets new guidelines
  • 1650-12-21 Johan de Witt installed as Dutch pension advisor of Dordrecht
  • 1652-04-06 Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established by Dutch East India Company under John of Riebeeck
  • 1652-04-07 Dutch establish settlement at Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1652-05-29 Battle of Goodwin Sands, off Folkestone, Kent: English 'General at Sea' Robert Blake drives out Dutch fleet under Lieutenant Admiral Maarten Tromp
  • 1652-07-06 Fire on Dutch Dam (Amsterdam's city hall burns)
  • 1652-07-10 England declares war on The Netherlands - beginning of the 1st Anglo-Dutch war
  • 1652-08-26 Battle of Plymouth: General-at-Sea George Ayscue of the Commonwealth of England attacked a convoy of the Dutch Republic commanded by Vice-Commodore Michiel de Ruyter. Dutch victory
  • 1652-09-07 Battle of Monte Christo: Dutch fleet under J van Galen beat English
  • 1652-09-28 English-Dutch sea battle at Kentish Knock
  • 1653-02-20 Defeat of Dutch fleet under Adm Van Tromp by Adm Blake off Portsmouth
  • 1653-02-28 -Mar 3] 3 Day Sea battle English beats Dutch
  • 1653-06-12 - 13] First Anglo-Dutch War: Battle of the Gabbard/ Battle at North Foreland, English fleet beats the Dutch
  • 1653-07-30 Johan de Witt sworn in as pension advisor of Holland
  • 1653-08-10 The Battle of Scheveningen, English fleet beats Dutch
  • 1653-08-15 -16] Dutch ship "Sperwer" stranded at Tsjedzjoe Korea
  • 1654-01-07 Fire after heavy storm destroys two thirds of De Rijp Netherlands, 1 person dies
  • 1654-01-26 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife
  • 1654-04-15 England & Netherlands sign peace treaty
  • 1654-10-12 The Delft Explosion (gunpowder) devastates the city in the Netherlands, killing more than 100

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 2,687

  • 1613-04-07 Gerard Dou, Dutch painter (Night School) (d. 1675)
  • 1614-02-23 Jacob Colijn(s), Dutch coat of arms painter
  • 1614-04-25 Hieronymus van Beverningk, chief Dutch treasurer/maecenas
  • 1615-01-25 Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob)
  • 1615-03-28 Pieter de Groot, Dutch regent/diplomat
  • 1618-01-14 Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam
  • 1619-05-24 Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter
  • 1619-06-07 Paulus Voet, Dutch jurist/historian
  • 1620-07-29 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philologist/diplomat
  • 1620-10-01 Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter/etcher
  • 1620-10-20 Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691)
  • 1621-08-19 Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter (d. 1674)
  • 1622-01-01 Isaac Sweers, Dutch Admiral/general/Civil rights activist
  • 1622-01-20 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns
  • 1622-02-27 Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, Dutch painter
  • 1622-04-07 Louise Hollandine, daughter of King Frederik V & Elizabeth Stuart
  • 1622-11-08 Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor (Lambs' War)
  • 1623-06-15 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch statesman (Chatham)
  • 1625-09-24 Johan de Witt, statesman/advisor of Holland
  • 1625-11-20 Paulus Potter, Dutch painter (d. 1654)
  • 1626-07-25 Geeraerdt Brandt, Dutch theologist/poet/historian
  • 1626-10-17 Simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt)
  • 1627-08-02 Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter
  • 1628-03-10 Constantine Huygens Jr, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist
  • 1628-04-23 Johann van Waveren Hudde, Dutch mathematician (d. 1704)
  • 1629-04-07 Juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands
  • 1629-04-14 Christian Huygens, Holland, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings)
  • 1629-09-09 Cornelis Tromp, Dutch lt-adm-gen/son of Maarten Tromp
  • 1629-12-20 Pieter de Hoogh, Dutch painter
  • 1630-06-10 Willem van Bemmel, Dutch painter/etcher
  • 1630-08-27 Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter
  • 1631-12-28 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1632-10-31 Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter (Procuress, Astronomer), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1675)

Painter Jan Vermeer
Painter
Jan Vermeer
  • 1633-12-18 Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised
  • 1634-01-25 Gaspar Fagel, lawyer/pension advisor of Holland (1672-88)
  • 1634-07-18 Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)
  • 1635-02-25 Walraad, the Elder, Dutch fieldmarshall/earl of Nassau-Usingen
  • 1635-04-16 Frans van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch painter
  • 1635-05-04 Willem van Outhoorn, Dutch governor-general (Dutch East Indies)
  • 1635-12-18 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian
  • 1636-02-12 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
  • 1637-02-10 Henriette Catharina van Nassau, Dutch daughter of Frederick Henry
  • 1637-02-12 Jan Swammerdam, Amsterdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature)
  • 1637-03-05 John van der Heyden, Dutch painter/inventor (fire extinguisher)
  • 1637-08-20 Cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam
  • 1637-11-21 Catharina Questiers, Dutch poetess (Friend of Abandoned Child)
  • 1638-03-23 Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist
  • 1638-06-15 Samuel Apostool, Dutch vicar/theologist (The Sun)
  • 1638-07-06 Gerrit A Berckheyde, Dutch painter
  • 1639-10-14 Simon van der Stel, Dutch governor of Cape colony (1679-99)
  • 1641-07-30 Regnier de Graaf, Dutch physician and anatomist (d. 1673)
  • 1641-11-23 Anthonie Heinsius, Dutch statesman (d. 1720)
  • 1642-04-08 Gerard Callenbach, Dutch admiral
  • 1642-11-16 Cornelis Evertsen the Younger, Dutch buccaneer/lt admiral of Zeeland
  • 1644-07-12 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar/literature (David's holy saint graduals)
  • 1644-09-05 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft)
  • 1644-09-14 Gijsbert Cuper, Dutch classicist/regent
  • 1644-12-30 Philips van Almonde, Dutch Zeeuws lt-admiral
  • 1645-10-26 Aert de Gelder, Dutch painter (King David)
  • 1647-09-04 Gerard Noodt, Dutch lawyer
  • 1647-10-03 Johannes Voet, Dutch lawyer
  • 1650-11-14 William III, William of Orange, King of England (1689-1702) and Stadtholder, born in The Hague (d. 1702)
  • 1653-10-18 Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1713)
  • 1654-05-11 Cornelis van Alkemade, Dutch historian
  • 1654-07-31 Jacob Hop, Dutch politician/diplomat
  • 1654-08-10 Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist
  • 1655-02-03 Francois Fagel, Dutch fieldmarshal, baptized
  • 1655-09-19 Jan Luyts, Netherlands, scholar/physicist/mathematician/astronomer
  • 1656-03-10 Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician
  • 1657-01-18 Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)
  • 1657-06-14 Cornelis Cruys, [Niels Olsen Creutz], Norwegian/Dutch admiral
  • 1657-08-10 Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director
  • 1658-02-13 Jan B Wellekens, Dutch poet/painter
  • 1659-01-21 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect
  • 1659-02-01 Jacob Roggeveen, Dutch Swiss lawyer/navigator (Easter Island)
  • 1659-05-16 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist
  • 1659-07-23 Antonius Schultingh, [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer
  • 1659-12-20 Francois Fagel, Dutch lawyer/statesman
  • 1660-03-28 Arnold Houbraken, Dutch schilder/writer
  • 1660-04-24 Cornelis Dusart, Dutch painter/engraver
  • 1660-06-03 Johannes Schenck, Dutch born composer, born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Baptism date)
  • 1664-01-14 Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36)
  • 1666-04-17 Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer
  • 1668-07-06 Peter Burmannus, [Pieter Burman], Dutch attorney/classicist
  • 1668-12-31 Hermannus Boerhaave, Dutch medical/botanist
  • 1669-06-24 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname/Algeria)
  • 1669-11-23 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch deaf-mute teacher (Surdus Loquens)
  • 1669-12-16 Arnold van Boonen, Dutch portrait painter
  • 1678-12-02 Nicolaas S Cruquius, Dutch hydraulic engineer (drained Haarlemmermeer)
  • 1679-12-10 Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders
  • 1682-03-07 Johan W van Ripperda, Dutch diplomat/baron/duke
  • 1682-04-15 John van Huysum, Dutch painter (flowers/fruit)
  • 1683-01-17 Gerard van Loon, Dutch historian
  • 1684-01-01 Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (d. 1748)
  • 1684-02-21 Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator)
  • 1684-11-16 Abraham Alewijn, Dutch poet/playwright (Puiterveense Helleveeg)
  • 1685-01-07 Gerard George Clifford, Dutch director of East India Company
  • 1685-01-18 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
  • 1686-02-10 Johann F Gronovius, Dutch physician/botany
  • 1687-07-03 Arnold Hoogvliet, Dutch poet (Abraham the Patriarch)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 1,407

  • 1616-08-08 Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet, buried at 68
  • 1617-01-01 Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies
  • 1617-01-17 Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68
  • 1617-02-04 Louis Elsevier, Dutch publisher, dies at about 76
  • 1624-02-21 Dirck van Baburen, Dutch painter (Sepulture), dies at about 28
  • 1626-10-30 Willebrord Snellius (also Snell and Snel van Royen), Dutch astronomer/mathematician, dies at about 46
  • 1626-12-15 Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70
  • 1627-02-22 Olivier van Noort, Dutch navigator (b. 1558)
  • 1627-09-20 Jan Gruter, Dutch critic (b. 1560)
  • 1629-03-29 Jacob de Gheyn II, Dutch artist (b. 1565)
  • 1629-04-08 Willem Teellinck, Dutch theologist/vicar, dies at 50
  • 1629-06-18 Piet Hein, Dutch naval commander (Spanish silver fleet) and folk hero (b. 1577) shot by cannonball at 51
  • 1630-11-18 Esaias van der Velde, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1631-12-27 John Pijnas, Dutch painter, buried at about 47
  • 1633-12-01 Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67
  • 1634-05-15 Hendrick Avercamp, Dutch painter (b. 1585)
  • 1635-03-19 Pieter Christiaensz Bor, Dutch historian, dies
  • 1637-05-10 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch wife of Constantine Huygens, dies at 37
  • 1637-05-19 Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (b. 1588)
  • 1637-08-13 Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/government leader (OIC), dies
  • 1638-03-19 Paul Moreelse, Dutch painter/master builder, dies at about 66
  • 1639-08-07 Martin van den Hove, Dutch scientist (b. 1605)
  • 1640-02-04 Hendrick C Vroom, Dutch seascape painter, dies
  • 1640-12-06 Matthijs Elsevier, Flemish/Dutch book publisher/merchant, dies at 75
  • 1641-10-31 Cornelis Jol, Dutch admiral and privateer, dies at about 41
  • 1643-04-04 Simon Episcopius, [Bisschop], Dutch theologist, dies at 60
  • 1645-08-28 Hugo Grotius, Dutch philosopher and writer (b. 1583)
  • 1646-03-20 Matthew Vossius, historian (Annales Holland Zelandiaeque), dies at 35
  • 1649-03-09 Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, English soldier (executed) (b. 1590)
  • 1649-03-17 Gerardus Johannis Vossius, [Gerrit Vos], Dutch regent, dies at 71
  • 1649-05-14 Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (b. 1600)
  • 1649-08-02 Elisabeth Bas, wife of Dutch Adm Swartenhondt, dies at about 78
  • 1649-12-04 Outgert Arisz Akersloot, Dutch silversmith, dies at about 73
  • 1651-10-27 Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies
  • 1651-12-06 Anna Roemers Visscher, Dutch poetess, dies at 68
  • 1652-09-16 Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, Dutch composer, dies at 61
  • 1653-02-21 Adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71
  • 1653-03-23 Johan van Galen, Dutch admiral (Dunes Monte Christo), dies at about 48
  • 1654-01-17 Paul Potter, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1654-10-12 Dirck Graswinckel, Dutch copurt clerk of States-General, dies at 66
  • 1655-06-30 Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer, dies at 81
  • 1655-09-03 Jan W van Brederode, Dutch governor/field marshal, dies at 56
  • 1656-02-27 Johan van Heemskerk, Dutch lawyer/writer/interpreter, dies
  • 1656-04-27 Jan J van Goyen, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 60
  • 1657-03-26 Jacob van Eyck, Dutch blind flautist/carillonneur, dies at 69
  • 1658-02-05 Maria Margaretha van Angels, Dutch prioress at Oirschot, dies at 52
  • 1658-11-08 Pieter Floriszoon, Dutch admiral, dies in naval Battle of the Sound at about 50
  • 1658-11-08 Witte de With, Dutch vice-admiral, dies in naval Battle of the Sound, at age 59
  • 1660-02-02 Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob), dies at 45
  • 1660-02-15 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72
  • 1660-02-18 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1660-04-30 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 84
  • 1660-05-29 Frans van Schooten, Dutch mathematician (b. 1615)
  • 1660-09-12 Jacob Cats, [Father Cats], pension advisor of Holland, dies at 82
  • 1661-01-01 Pieter Claesz, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 64
  • 1661-09-12 Jacobus de la Torra, RC apostole vicar of Holland, dies at about 53
  • 1662-11-20 Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1614)
  • 1664-04-04 Adam Willaerts, Dutch seascape painter, dies
  • 1665-02-28 Lodewijk van Nassau, Dutch governor (Bois-le-Duc), dies
  • 1665-05-31 Pieter J Saenredam, Dutch architectural painter, dies at 67
  • 1666-01-18 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
  • 1666-06-15 Pieter de Bitter, Dutch admiral (Colombo, Goa), dies
  • 1666-08-26 Frans Hals, Dutch painter (b. circa 1580)
  • 1667-10-24 Gabriel Metsu, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1668-11-16 Antoon Anselmo, South Netherlands lawyer, dies at about 79

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1669-10-04 Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch painter, dies at 63

  • 1669-11-04 Johannes Cocceius, Dutch theologian (b. 1603)
  • 1672-08-20 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch, statesman, lynched at 49
  • 1672-08-20 Johan de Witt, advisor of Holland, lynched
  • 1673-03-28 Adam Pijnacker, Dutch landscape painter/etcher, buried at 51
  • 1673-05-07 Johannes Teellinck, Dutch vicar, dies at about 58
  • 1673-08-17 Regnier de Graaf, Dutch physician and anatomist, dies of possible suicide at 32 (b. 1641)
  • 1673-08-21 Isaac Sweers, Dutch fleet admiral/Civil rights activist, dies at 51
  • 1673-12-28 Joan Blaeu, Dutch cartographer/publisher (Atlas Major), dies at 77
  • 1674-01-10 Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84
  • 1674-06-11 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52
  • 1674-10-22 Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, Dutch painter (b. 1621)
  • 1675-02-09 Gerrit Dou / Gerard Douw, Dutch painter (b. 1613)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1675-12-15 Jan Vermeer, Dutch painter (Love Letter), dies at 43

Painter Jan Vermeer
Painter
Jan Vermeer
  • 1676-04-29 Michiel A de Ruyter, Dutch rear-admiral, (Newport), killed at 69
  • 1676-11-01 Gisbertus Voetius, Dutch theologian (b. 1589)
  • 1676-12-26 Domenicus van Tol, Dutch painter, dies
  • 1677-01-18 John A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57
  • 1677-11-09 Aert van der Neer, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 73
  • 1677-12-12 Jacob Binckes/Benckes, Dutch admiral (Chatham), dies in battle
  • 1678-01-04 Johan Maetsuyker, Dutch gov-general of Ceylon (1653-78), dies at 71
  • 1678-05-05 Anna M van Schurman, Dutch poet/spoke 10 languages, dies at about 70
  • 1679-02-03 Jan Havicksz Steen, Dutch painter (St Nicolas Feast), dies at 53
  • 1679-02-05 Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet (Gysbreght van Aemstel), dies at 91
  • 1679-03-27 Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38
  • 1679-08-20 Jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60
  • 1679-09-17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish general/govenor of Netherlands, dies at 50
  • 1679-10-24 Barent Avercamp, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 66
  • 1679-11-30 Pieter van Schooten, Dutch mathematician/fort architect, dies at 45
  • 1680-02-15 Jan Swammerdam, Dutch anatomist/entomologist (Bible of Nature), dies at 43
  • 1680-08-24 Ferdinand Bulb, Dutch painter/etcher, buried
  • 1681-03-12 French van Mieris, the Elder, Dutch genre painter, dies at 45
  • 1681-10-07 Nicolaas Heinsius, Dutch philological/diplomat, dies at 61
  • 1681-12-08 Gerard Terborch, the Younger, Dutch painter/etcher, dies
  • 1682-01-13 Simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55