Spanish History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 777

  • 1560-03-13 Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli

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1560-09-25 Spanish king Philip II names Frederik Schenck of Toutenburg as 1st archbishop of Utrecht

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • 1561-09-23 King Philip II of Spain forbids Spanish settlements in Florida
  • 1564-08-18 Spanish king Philip II joins Council of Trente
  • 1565-04-27 1st Spanish settlement in Philippines, Cebu City, forms
  • 1566-12-01 Spanish king Philip II names Fernando Alvarez, duke of Alva
  • 1567-03-13 Battle at Oosterweel: Spanish troops destroy Geuzenleger
  • 1568-05-23 Battle of Heiligerlee, Groningen: Dutch rebels beat Spanish, thousands killed
  • 1568-05-23 The Netherlands declare independence from Spain.
  • 1568-07-10 Battle on Eems: Dutch Water garrison beats Spanish
  • 1570-01-04 Spanish viceroy Alva banishes Zutphen City's only physician, Joost Sweiter, "because he is a Jew"
  • 1570-04-24 Battles between Spanish troops & followers of Sultan Suleiman
  • 1571-03-19 Spanish troops occupy Manila
  • 1571-05-20 Venice, Spain & Pope Pius form anti-Turkish Saint League
  • 1572-04-21 France & England sign anti-Spanish military covenant
  • 1572-06-11 Spanish co-land guardian Duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock
  • 1572-07-19 Battle at Saint Ghislain: Spanish army beats The Genlis' mercenaries
  • 1572-10-02 Spanish army occupies/plunders/destroys Mechelen
  • 1572-10-05 Spanish army under Alva's son Don Frederik plunders Mechelen
  • 1572-10-18 Spanish troops attack Maastricht
  • 1572-11-16 Troops under Don Frederik (the Spanish General Fadrique Alvarez de Toledo) occupy and plunder Zutphen, Netherlands
  • 1572-12-11 Spanish troops begin siege of Haarlem
  • 1572-12-13 Spanish army beats Geuzen fleet (confederacy of Calvinist Dutch nobles) under admiral Lumey
  • 1572-12-17 Spanish army begins fires in Haarlem Netherlands
  • 1573-07-13 Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1573-08-07 Francis Drake's fleet returns to Plymouth after a year spent raiding for Spanish treasure

Vice Admiral and Navigator Francis Drake
Vice Admiral and Navigator
Francis Drake
  • 1573-08-21 Spain begin siege of Alkmaar in the Netherlands
  • 1573-10-09 Don Frederik and the Spanish disband the siege of Alkmaar
  • 1573-10-11 Battle of South Seas - Dutch rebels beat Spanish navy
  • 1574-01-29 Sea battle of Reimerswaal - Admiral Boisot beats Spanish fleet
  • 1574-02-19 Spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp, Netherlands
  • 1574-02-21 Spanish garrison of Middelburg, Netherlands, surrenders
  • 1574-10-01 -2] Storm breaks Leiden dike; drowns 20,000 Spanish soldiers
  • 1575-06-28 Spanish troops conquer Buren
  • 1575-07-19 Spanish viceroy Gilles of Hierges attacks Oudewater
  • 1575-08-07 Spanish troops conquer Oudewater, almost all inhabitants died
  • 1576-05-29 Spanish army under Mondragon conquers Zierik sea
  • 1576-07-02 Muitende Spanish soldiers conquer Zierik Sea
  • 1576-07-26 Muitende Spanish troops conquer Aalst
  • 1576-10-19 Dutch provinces begin consultation about Spanish existence
  • 1576-10-20 Spanish troops occupy & plunder Maastricht
  • 1576-11-04 Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spanish defeat Walloon and capture Antwerp
  • 1576-11-08 Eighty Years' War: Pacification of Ghent - 17 Dutch provinces sign anti-Spanish covenant
  • 1577-02-12 Spanish land guardian Don Juan of Habsburg signs "Eternal Edict"
  • 1577-07-24 Spanish army/German mercenaries conquer Namur
  • 1578-01-31 Battle of Gembloers (Gembloux); Dutch and English forces overcame the Spanish
  • 1578-08-02 Battle of Rijmenam: Spanish Habsberg forces defeated by Dutch troops (Eighty Years' War)
  • 1579-01-06 Artois/Hainault/Dowaai sign pro-Spanish Union of Arras
  • 1579-05-17 Artois/Henegouwen/French-Flanders sign Treaty/Peace of Parma recognizing Spanish duke van Parma as land guardian
  • 1580-03-15 Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange
  • 1580-06-15 Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.
  • 1580-06-17 Battle at Hardenberg: Spanish troops beat rebels
  • 1580-08-25 Battle of Alcantara, Spain defeats Portugal
  • 1580-11-09 Spanish troops land in Ireland
  • 1582-04-16 Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma founds the settlement of Salta, Argentina.
  • 1582-10-04 Last Julian calendar day in Spain, Portugal and pontifical states
  • 1582-12-15 Spanish Netherlands/Denmark/Norway adopt Gregorian calendar
  • 1583-07-17 Spanish & Walloon troops conquer Dunkerk
  • 1584-07-10 Spanish army leader Richebourg conquers Liefkenshoek, Belgium
  • 1585-01-02 Spain & Catholic France sign Saint League of Joinville
  • 1585-05-19 Spain confisquates English ships
  • 1585-06-23 Spanish army under Tassis beats Amerongen Staatse troops
  • 1586-01-15 Battle at Boxum: Spanish troops under Tassis beat state army
  • 1586-09-22 Battle at Zutphen: Dutch army, assisted by the English, against the Spanish
  • 1587-01-29 Deventer & Zutphen surrender to Spain
  • 1587-04-29 Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz Spain & sinks Spanish fleet ("singeing the King of Spain's beard")
  • 1587-08-05 Spanish troops conquer Lock
  • 1588-05-28 Spanish Armada under the Duke of Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon to invade England
  • 1588-06-19 Spanish Armada heavily destroyed in storm at Coruna
  • 1588-07-21 First engagement between the English fleet and the Spanish Armada off the Eddystone Rocks
  • 1588-07-29 The Battle of Gravelines - Spanish Armada damaged & scattered by the English fleet
  • 1588-08-12 Commander of the English fleet Lord Howard of Effingham calls off chase of the Spanish Armada off coast of Scotland
  • 1588-08-12 Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army
  • 1588-10-23 Remnants of Medina Sidonia's Spanish Armada returns to Santander
  • 1589-04-10 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
  • 1591-05-20 Spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius
  • 1591-09-09 -10] Battle at Flores Azores: Spanish beat English
  • 1593-10-24 Alleged teleportation of Spanish soldier Gil Perez from the Philippines to Mexico
  • 1594-06-11 Philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principalía (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1595-01-17 King Henry IV of France declares war on Spain

  • 1595-10-09 The Spanish army captures Cambrai
  • 1596-05-26 England, France & Netherlands sign Drievoudig Covenant against Spain
  • 1596-09-20 Diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.
  • 1596-10-25 Spanish fleet sails from Lisbon to Ireland
  • 1596-10-31 English, French & Dutch delegates sign anti-Spanish "Triple Covenant"
  • 1596-11-29 King Philip II devalues Spanish currency
  • 1598-04-30 1st theater performance in America (Spanish comedy-Rio Grande)
  • 1598-05-02 France & Spain sign Peace of Vervins
  • 1598-07-10 Spanish theater plays "Moros y Los Cristianos" in Rio Grande
  • 1598-09-01 Spanish king Philip II receives sacraments
  • 1598-10-15 Spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine
  • 1598-11-08 Spanish troops under Bernardino de Mendoza conquer Doetinchem
  • 1598-12-21 Battle of Curalaba: the Mapuche people led by Pelentaru revolt and inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile
  • 1600-07-02 Battle at Newport: Earl Mauritius van Nassau beats Spanish Army
  • 1600-12-14 Olivier van Noort sinks Spanish galleon San Diego at Bay of Manila, 350 die
  • 1601-01-17 France gains Bresse, Bugey, Valromey & Gex in treaty with Spain
  • 1601-07-30 Spanish garrison of Rhine birch surrenders to Earl Mauritius
  • 1601-08-06 Spanish garrison of Meurs surrender to earl Mauritius
  • 1602-01-02 Spanish force in Ireland surrender to the English army at Kinsdale
  • 1602-12-11 Surprise attack by forces of the Duke of Savoy and his brother-in-law, Philip III of Spain repelled by citizens of Geneva. Commemorated since as Fête de l'Escalade.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 735

  • 1676-10-08 Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)
  • 1683-02-19 Philip V, France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
  • 1683-12-19 Philip V, Versailles France, King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)
  • 1688-09-17 Maria Luisa of Savoy, first queen of Philip V of Spain (d. 1714)
  • 1692-10-25 Elisabeth Farnese, princess of Parma/queen of Spain
  • 1700-05-19 José de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770)
  • 1701-02-14 Enrique Florez, Spanish historian (d. 1773)
  • 1703-03-24 Jose F de Isla, [Francisco de Salazar], Spanish Jesuit/writer
  • 1709-12-11 Louise Elisabeth of Orléans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1742)
  • 1710-04-14 Marie A C de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer
  • 1711-12-04 Barbara of Portugal, queen of Spain (d. 1758)
  • 1712-09-23 Ferdinand VI, the wise, King of Spain (1746-59)

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1713-11-24 Junipero Serra, Spanish missionary priest who founded the 1st missions in California, born in Petra, Majorca (d. 1784)

Missionary Junípero Serra
Missionary
Junípero Serra
  • 1716-01-12 Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general (d. 1795)
  • 1716-01-20 Carlos III, king of Naples/Spain (1759-88) Pompei/Jesuits
  • 1716-01-20 King Charles III of Spain (d. 1788)
  • 1723-07-01 Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/historian/literary
  • 1724-11-24 Maria Amalia of Saxony, queen of Spain (d. 1760)
  • 1729-11-17 Maria Antonietta of Spain, queen of Sardinia (d. 1785)
  • 1729-12-03 Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
  • 1745-11-24 Maria Louisa of Spain, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1792)
  • 1746-03-30 Francisco Jose de Goya, Fuendetodos Spain, painter/etcher (Naked Maja)
  • 1748-11-11 King Charles IV of Spain (d. 1819) Reigned 1788-1808
  • 1748-11-12 Carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808)
  • 1750-09-18 Tomas de Iriarte, Spanish writer (Fabulas Literarias)
  • 1751-12-09 Maria Luisa of Parma, queen of Charles IV of Spain (d. 1819)
  • 1767-05-12 Manuel de Godoy, Spanish statesman (d. 1851)
  • 1772-04-11 Manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (El Duque de Viseo)
  • 1775-01-27 Manuel del Popolo Vicente Rodriguez Garcia, Spanish tenor/composer
  • 1775-09-05 Juan Martín Díez, el Empecinado (the undaunted), Spanish guerrillero (d. 1825)
  • 1777-09-20 Ramón Cuéllar y Altarriba, Spanish composer, born in Santiago de Compostela, Spain (d. 1833)
  • 1777-12-14 Juan N Gallego, Spanish poet/interpreter (El dos the mayo)
  • 1778-02-14 Fernando Sor, Spanish composer (d. 1839)

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1778-02-25 José de San Martín, Argentine General, liberated Argentina, Chile and Peru from Spanish rule, born in Yapeyú, Argentina (d. 1850)

Revolutionary Leader José de San Martín
Revolutionary Leader
José de San Martín
  • 1778-08-20 Bernardo O'Higgins, Chillán, Chile, South American independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule (1817-1823 Supreme Director of Chile)
  • 1782-07-06 Maria Louisa of Spain, queen of Etruria (d. 1824)

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1783-07-24 Simón Bolívar, Venezuelan political and military leader (freed 6 Latin American republics from Spanish rule), born in Caracas (d. 1830)

Military and Political Leader Simón Bolívar
Military and Political Leader
Simón Bolívar
  • 1784-10-14 Ferdinand VII MF, king of Spain
  • 1786-11-07 Francisco Andrevi y Castellar, Spanish choirmaster and composer of Italian parentage
  • 1788-02-16 Juan van Halen, Dutch/Spanish officer/adventurer
  • 1789-07-06 Maria Isabella of Spain, queen of the Two Sicilies (d. 1846)
  • 1789-10-24 Ramon Carnicer y Batlle, Spanish composer, born in Tàrrega, Catalonia (d. 1855)
  • 1792-02-27 Don Joaquin B F Espartero, Spanish adventurer/fieldmarshal
  • 1796-12-19 Manuel Breton de los Herreros, Quel Spain, poet/comic playwright
  • 1797-05-19 Maria Isabel of Portugal, queen of Spain (d. 1818)
  • 1803-12-07 Maria Josepha of Saxony, queen consort of Spain (d. 1829)
  • 1806-01-27 Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer (d. 1826)
  • 1806-04-27 Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, queen of Spain (d. 1878)
  • 1808-03-24 Maria Malibran, Spanish-French singer (d. 1836)
  • 1808-03-25 Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes)
  • 1809-01-20 Sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma)
  • 1817-02-21 Jose Zorrilla y Moral, Vallodolid Spain, poet/dramatist (El rey Loco)
  • 1817-04-19 John Philip "Spanish John", Scottish painter, born in Aberdeen (d. 1865)
  • 1817-09-24 Ramon de Campoamor Campoosorio, Spanish poet (Doloras)
  • 1818-05-01 Jose Amador de los Rios, Spanish historian/poet
  • 1822-05-13 Francis of Assisi of Bourbon, King Consort of Spain (d. 1902)
  • 1824-09-08 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), born in Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Catalonia (d. 1908)
  • 1828-08-02 Manuel Pavía y Rodríguez de Alburquerque, Spanish general (d. 1895)
  • 1829-12-24 José Rogel, Spanish composer, born in Orihuela (d. 1901)
  • 1830-10-10 Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68)
  • 1833-02-06 José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (d. 1906)
  • 1836-02-17 Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Spanish poet (d. 1870)
  • 1843-02-19 Adelina Patti, opera soprano (Lucio), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1843-05-10 Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (d. 1920)
  • 1844-03-10 Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer (Spanish Dancing)
  • 1845-05-30 Amadeus/Amadeo I, duke of Aosta and King of Spain (1870-73)
  • 1846-08-19 Luis Martín, Spanish Superior-General of the Society of Jesus (d. 1906)
  • 1847-08-09 Maria Victoria al Pozzo della Cisterna, queen consort of Spain (d. 1876)
  • 1848-09-05 Manuel Giro, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona (d. 1916)
  • 1851-04-25 Leopoldo Alas y Ureña, a.k.a. "Clarín", Spanish novelist (d. 1901)
  • 1851-09-15 Emilia Pardo Bazan, Spanish countess/writer (Sirena Negra)
  • 1852-05-01 Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1934)
  • 1852-06-25 Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect (d. 1926)
  • 1854-07-31 Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12)
  • 1857-10-29 Conrad Haebler, German historian (Early printers of Spain/Portugal)
  • 1857-11-28 Alfonso XII, king of Spain (1874-85)
  • 1858-06-08 Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor
  • 1858-07-21 Maria Christina of Austria, queen of Spain (d. 1929)
  • 1860-05-29 Isaac Albéniz, Spanish pianist and composer (Suite española, Tango in D), born in Camprodon, Spain (d. 1909)
  • 1860-06-24 Mercedes of Orleans, queen of Spain (d. 1878)
  • 1863-11-30 Andres Bonifacio, leader of 1896 Philippine revolt against Spain
  • 1863-12-16 George Santayana, Spain, philosopher/poet/humanist (Last Puritan)
  • 1864-09-29 Miguel de Unamuno Jugo, Bilbao Spain, philosopher (Ensayos, Teatro)
  • 1865-10-10 Raffaele Merry del Val, Spanish cardinal
  • 1866-02-10 Rafael Altamira Crevea, Spanish lawyer/historian
  • 1866-08-12 Jacinto Benavente y Martínez, Spanish playwright (Nobel 1922)
  • 1867-01-29 Vicente Blasco Ibáñez, Spain, writer (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse)
  • 1867-07-27 Enrique Granados, Spain, composer
  • 1868-11-04 Carolina Otero, a.k.a La Belle Otero, Spanish actress, singer and courtesan (d. 1965)
  • 1870-01-08 Miguel Primo de Rivera Orbaneja, dictator of Spain (1923-30)
  • 1872-03-28 Jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco)

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1872-12-28 Pío Baroja y Nessi, Spanish Basque writer, author of over 100 novels (The Struggle for Life, Zalacain the Adventurer), born in San Sebastián, Basque Country (d. 1956)

Spanish Writer Pío Baroja
Spanish Writer
Pío Baroja
  • 1873-08-04 Damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish general/minister of War
  • 1874-02-28 Soledad Jiminez, Santander Spain, actor (Phantom ofthe Range)
  • 1875-05-04 Ramiro de Maeztu y Whitney, Spanish writer (Don Quixote & Celestine)
  • 1875-07-26 Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (d. 1939)
  • 1876-11-23 Manuel de Falla, Spanish composer (d. 1946)
  • 1876-12-29 Pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, cellist/conductor/composer
  • 1877-07-06 Niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier/president of Spain (1931-36)

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1880-01-10 Manuel Azaña, Prime Minister of Spain (1931-33) and 2nd President of the Spanish Republic (1936-39), born in Alcalá de Henares, Spain (d. 1940)

President of the Spanish Republic Manuel Azaña
President of the Spanish Republic
Manuel Azaña

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 396

  • 1580-04-01 Alonso Mudarra, Spanish composer
  • 1580-07-25 Baltazar Alvarez, Spanish jesuit/writer, dies at 47
  • 1580-11-03 Jeronimo Zurita y Castro, Spanish historian (b. 1512)
  • 1582-10-04 Theresia van Avila, Spanish mystic writer, dies
  • 1585-02-13 Alfonso Salmeron, Spanish Jesuit biblical scholar (b. 1515)
  • 1585-04-04 Caspar de Robles, Spanish viceroy of Frisia, dies at about 57
  • 1585-11-28 Hernando Franco, Spanish composer (b. 1532)
  • 1588-02-09 Marquis of Santa Cruz, Spanish admiral, dies
  • 1588-08-08 Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter
  • 1591-12-14 Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint, dies
  • 1594-07-16 Thomas Kyd, English dramatist (The Spanish Tragedy), dies at 35
  • 1595-02-12 Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)
  • 1597-06-09 Jose de Anchieta, Spanish jesuit/missionary, dies

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1598-09-13 Philip II, King of Spain (1556-98), dies at 71

King of Spain Philip II
King of Spain
Philip II
  • 1599-11-08 Francisco Guerrero, Spanish composer (b. 1528)
  • 1600-02-15 Jose the Acosta, Spanish missionary (Peru), dies at 59(?)
  • 1600-10-12 Luis Molina, Spanish Jesuit (b. 1535)
  • 1604-08-03 Bernardino de Mendoza, Spanish military commander
  • 1607-04-25 Don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle
  • 1608-10-26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
  • 1610-05-19 Thomas Sanchez, Spanish theologian (b. 1550)
  • 1610-08-05 Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile
  • 1611-08-27 Tomés L de Victoria, Spanish composer/singer/organist, dies
  • 1614-04-07 El Greco, Greek-born artist working in Spain (b. 1541)

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1616-04-23 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69

  • 1617-04-05 Alonso Lobo, Spanish composer (b. 1555)
  • 1617-09-25 Francisco Suarez, Spanish Jesuit theologian (b. 1548)
  • 1621-03-31 Philip III, King of Spain (1598-1621), dies at 42
  • 1622-05-03 Pedro Páez, Spanish Jesuit missionary (b. 1564)
  • 1624-02-17 Juan de Mariana, Spanish historian (b. 1536)
  • 1625-03-29 Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (b. 1549)
  • 1625-05-18 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
  • 1626-10-02 Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (b. 1567)
  • 1629-06-18 Piet Hein, Dutch naval commander (Spanish silver fleet) and folk hero (b. 1577) shot by cannonball at 51
  • 1630-09-25 Ambrogio Spinola, Spanish marquis of Balbases, dies at about 61
  • 1631-07-28 Guillén de Castro y Bellvis, Spanish dramatist (b. 1569)
  • 1633-12-01 Isabella of Austria, infante of Spain/governess in Holland, dies at 67
  • 1635-08-17 Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48
  • 1638-01-27 Gonzalo de Céspedes y Meneses, Spanish novelist
  • 1639-08-04 Juan R Alarcon y Mendoza, Mexican/Spanish playwright, dies at 58
  • 1641-01-11 Juan Martínez de Jáuregui y Aguilar, Spanish poet (b. 1583)
  • 1641-11-09 Ferdinand, of Austria, cardinal of Spain, dies at 32
  • 1641-11-11 Ferdinand van Austrian, cardinal of Spain, dies
  • 1644-10-06 Elisabeth (In Spanish Isabel) of Bourbon, wife of Philip IV of Spain (b. 1602)
  • 1644-11-10 Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (b. 1579)
  • 1645-07-22 Gaspar de Guzman, premier of Spain (1621-43), dies at 58
  • 1645-09-08 Francisco Gomez Quevedo y Villegas, Spanish author/poet, dies at 64
  • 1646-10-09 Baltasar Carlos, son of Spanish king Philip IV, dies
  • 1647-09-12 Joos Banckert, Swiss admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies at 48
  • 1648-01-23 Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla, Spanish playwright (Del Rey Abajo Ninguno), dies at 40
  • 1648-03-12 Tirso de Molina, Spanish author, dies at about 63
  • 1650-10-21 Pedro de Espinosa, Spanish poet/writer, dies
  • 1651-12-18 Francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54
  • 1652-10-20 Antonio Coello, Spanish writer (b. 1611)
  • 1654-09-08 Peter Claver, Spanish saint (baptized 300,000 slaves), dies
  • 1655-08-02 Alfonso de la Cueva, Spanish marquis of Bedmar/diplomat, dies at 83
  • 1658-04-07 Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, Spanish mystic (b. 1595)
  • 1658-10-26 Francisco de Borja y Aragon Esquilache, Spanish poet, dies
  • 1658-12-06 Baltasar Gracian, Spanish writer, dies at 57
  • 1660-08-06 Diego Rodriguez de Silva Valezquez, Spanish (court)painter, dies at 61
  • 1661-10-28 Agustín Moreto y Cavana, Spanish playwright (b. 1518)
  • 1662-11-20 Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1614)
  • 1664-08-27 Francisco Zurbarán, Spanish painter (b. 1598)
  • 1665-05-24 Maria de Jesus de Agreda [Maria Coronel], Spanish franciscans, dies
  • 1665-09-17 Philip IV, King of Spain (1621-55), dies
  • 1667-09-03 Alonso Cano, Spanish painter/sculptor/architect, dies at 66
  • 1672-08-09 Jose Ximenez, Spanish composer, dies at 70
  • 1679-06-27 Pablo Bruna, Spanish blind composer, dies at 68
  • 1679-09-17 Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish general/govenor of Netherlands, dies at 50
  • 1679-12-17 Don Juan, ruler of Spain, dies
  • 1681-05-25 Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist, poet and writer of the Spanish Golden Age, dies at 81
  • 1682-04-03 Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Spanish painter, dies
  • 1682-09-08 Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (b. 1606)

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1683-07-30 Maria Theresa of Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France, dies at 44

Queen of Louis XIV Maria Theresa of Spain
Queen of Louis XIV
Maria Theresa of Spain
  • 1685-05-15 Henri Otto, Spanish marquis of Caretto/Savona/Grana, dies
  • 1686-04-19 Antonio de Solís y Ribadeneyra, Spanish writer (b. 1610)

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1688-08-25 Henry Morgan, Welsh pirate and privateer who raided Spanish settlements and shipping, dies at 53

Pirate Henry Morgan
Pirate
Henry Morgan
  • 1692-04-14 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies
  • 1693-10-01 Pedro Abarca, Spanish theologian (b. 1619)
  • 1695-09-12 Jacob Abendana, Spanish scholar (b. 1630)
  • 1696-04-21 Andres de Sola, Spanish composer, dies at 61
  • 1699-02-06 Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria, heir of Spanish king Carlos II, dies
  • 1699-08-19 José Saenz d'Aguirre, Spanish cardinal, dies at 69
  • 1700-11-01 Carlos II, King of Spain (reigns 1665-1700), dies at 39
  • 1712-09-22 Jose Solana, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 69
  • 1714-02-14 Maria Luisa of Savoy, Queen Consort of Spain (b. 1688)
  • 1723-06-07 Miguel Lopez, Spanish composer and organist, dies at 64
  • 1746-07-09 Philip V, French King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46), dies at 62
  • 1752-06-16 Giulio Alberoni, Spanish/Italian minister/cardinal, dies at 88
  • 1759-08-10 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46
  • 1764-09-26 Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (b. 1767)
  • 1766-06-11 Elisabeth Farnese, princess of Parma/queen of Spain, dies at 73
  • 1766-07-11 Elizabeth Farnese, wife of Philip V of Spain (b. 1692)
  • 1766-07-20 Isabelle Farnese, queen of Spain, dies
  • 1770-04-28 Marie AC de Camargo, Spanish/Italian/Belgian dancer, dies at 60
  • 1773-08-20 Enrique Florez, Spanish historian (b. 1701)
  • 1781-11-02 Jose F de Isla, Spanish Jesuit/author, dies at 78

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1784-08-28 Junipero Serra, Spanish missionary priest who founded the 1st missions in California, dies at 70

Missionary Junípero Serra
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Junípero Serra
  • 1788-12-14 Carlos III, King of Naples/Spain (1759-88), dies at 72
  • 1795-07-03 Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general and governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)