Dutch History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 1,606

  • 1655-04-26 Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam
  • 1655-07-27 Netherlands and Brandenburg sign military treaty
  • 1655-07-30 Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram
  • 1655-09-26 Peter Stuyvesant recaptures Dutch Ft Casimir from Swedish in Delaware
  • 1656-01-08 Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)
  • 1656-04-10 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1656-07-26 Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn declares he is insolvent

Historic PublicationFlushing Remonstrance

1657-12-27 "Flushing Remonstrance" petition signed in the Dutch colony of New Netherland, protesting the ban on Quaker worship

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An official copy of the original remonstrance
An official copy of the original remonstrance
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  • 1658-06-23 Dutch troops occupy last Portuguese Fort at Jafnapatnam in Ceylon
  • 1658-11-08 Battle of the Sound: Swedish fleet prevails over the Dutch fleet during the 2nd Northern War
  • 1658-12-09 Dutch troops occupy harbor city Quilon (Coilan) India
  • 1659-05-31 Netherlands, England and France sign Treaty of The Hague
  • 1659-09-30 Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during religious services (1st mention of tennis in US)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1660-05-24 English king Charles II visits Netherlands

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • 1661-04-30 Tsjeng Tsj'eng-Kung begins siege of Dutch fort Zeelandia, Formosa
  • 1661-08-06 The Treaty of The Hague is signed whereby the Dutch Republic sells New Holland (Brazil) for 63 tonnes of gold to Portugal

  • 1662-02-01 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders to Chinese pirates
  • 1662-04-27 Netherlands & France sign military covenant
  • 1662-06-24 Dutch invasion of Macau repulsed (Macau Day)
  • 1662-09-14 Netherlands & England sign peace treaty
  • 1664-07-23 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston
  • 1664-09-08 Dutch surrender colony of New Netherlands (including New York) to 300 English soldiers
  • 1664-09-24 Dutch Fort Orange (New Netherland) in present day Albany NY surrenders to the English
  • 1665-03-04 English King Charles II declares war on Netherlands
  • 1665-06-03 Duke of York (future James II) defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft
  • 1665-06-13 Battle of Lowestoft, off Suffolk, England: English fleet beats Dutch
  • 1665-08-12 English fleet beat Dutch fleet
  • 1666-02-16 Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty
  • 1666-04-18 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
  • 1666-06-04 Battle at Dunkirk: English vs Dutch fleet
  • 1666-08-04 Sea battle between Netherlands and England
  • 1666-08-05 English fleet beats Dutch under Michiel de Ruyter
  • 1666-08-09 Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships in the Vlie estuary, and pillaging the town of West-Terschelling, an act later known as "Holmes's Bonfire".
  • 1667-02-28 English colony Suriname comes under Dutch controls
  • 1667-03-31 France & England sign anti-Dutch military accord
  • 1667-05-24 French troops attack into Southern Netherlands

  • 1667-06-21 Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England
  • 1667-07-31 Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends
  • 1667-08-05 State of Holland obtain Eternal Edict
  • 1668-01-23 England, Netherlands & Sweden sign Triple Alliance against French

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1668-02-07 Dutch Prince William III dances in premiere of "Ballet of Peace"

King of England William III
King of England
William III
  • 1668-05-02 Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, 1st peace of Aachen: ends War of Devolution, French-Spanish war in The Netherlands
  • 1670-06-01 English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1671-11-01 French King Louis XIV & RC German emperor Leopold I sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • 1671-11-11 Dutch States-General forbids importation of French wine
  • 1672-04-06 France declares war on Netherlands
  • 1672-04-29 Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.
  • 1672-05-06 Brandenburg monarch Frederik Willem signs treaty with Netherlands
  • 1672-06-07 Battle by Solebay: Dutch admiral M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1672-06-21 Dutch pension advisor Johan de Witt seriously wounded

Statesman and Advisor of Holland Johan de Witt
Statesman and Advisor of Holland
Johan de Witt
  • 1672-07-04 States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void
  • 1672-07-08 William III is appointed stadholder by the States General in the Netherlands
  • 1672-07-09 William III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand
  • 1673-02-21 Michiel A de Ruyter appointed lt-admiral-general of Dutch fleet
  • 1673-07-06 French troops conquer Maastricht as part of the Franco-Dutch War
  • 1673-07-11 Netherlands & Denmark sign defense treaty

  • 1673-08-08 Dutch battle fleet of 23 ships demands surrender of NYC
  • 1673-08-09 Dutch under Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge recapture NY from English; regained by English in 1674
  • 1673-08-30 Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant
  • 1673-11-12 Dutch troops under Willem III occupy Bonn
  • 1674-02-09 English reconquer NY from Netherlands
  • 1674-02-19 Netherlands & England sign Peace of Westminster (NYC becomes English)
  • 1674-04-22 Netherlands & Munster sign peace treaty
  • 1674-05-11 Netherlands & Cologne sign peace treaty
  • 1674-07-01 Spain, France & Netherlands form Triple Alliance

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1674-07-19 Court of Holland bans books of Hobbes, Spinoza and Meyer

Philosopher Thomas Hobbes
Philosopher
Thomas Hobbes
  • 1674-11-10 Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (New York) to the English
  • 1675-10-04 Dutch mathematician Christiaan Huygens patents the pocket watch

Battle of InterestBattle of Öland

1676-06-01 Battle of Öland: allied Danish-Dutch forces defeat the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, during the Scanian War (1675–79)

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An allied Danish-Dutch fleet battles the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, off the east coast of Öland
An allied Danish-Dutch fleet battles the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, off the east coast of Öland
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  • 1676-06-02 Battle at Palermo: French beats Dutch and Spanish fleet
  • 1676-06-11 Battle at Öland: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden
  • 1676-12-03 Battle of Lund (Scanian War): Swedish army of 8,000 defeats much larger joint Danish/Dutch force of 13,000
  • 1677-02-15 King Charles II reports anti-French covenant with Netherlands
  • 1677-04-22 Battle at Catania: between French & Dutch fleet
  • 1678-07-26 England and Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France
  • 1678-08-10 Netherlands & France sign peace treaty in Nijmegen

  • 1679-12-27 Dutch troops capture Madurees prince Trunudjojo in Java
  • 1681-09-30 Netherlands & Sweden sign treaty
  • 1682-10-19 English Lord Shaftesbury flees to Holland
  • 1683-09-17 Dutch scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek is the first to report the existence of bacteria
  • 1683-12-25 English Whig leader Duke of Monmouth flees to Holland
  • 1685-12-30 Don Francisco de Agurto installed as land guardian of Southern Netherlands
  • 1688-11-26 French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands
  • 1689-02-23 Dutch prince William III proclaimed King of England
  • 1689-05-12 England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg
  • 1689-05-27 Anthonie Heinsius succeeds G Fagel as Grand Pensionary of Holland
  • 1690-06-30 Battle of Beachy Head: French under Tourville beat Dutch/English fleet
  • 1690-07-10 Battle of Beachy Head - French fleet defeat Anglo-Dutch fleet under Cornelis Evertsen
  • 1691-07-22 Battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France
  • 1691-10-03 English & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland
  • 1691-12-04 Spanish king Carlos II names Maximilian II viceroy of Southern Netherlands
  • 1692-03-26 King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
  • 1692-05-29 Battle at La Hogue: English and Dutch fleet beat France
  • 1692-08-03 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army
  • 1693-06-27 1st sea battle of Lagos: a French fleet under Anne Hilarion de Tourville defeated an Anglo-Dutch fleet under George Rooke
  • 1693-07-04 Battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army
  • 1693-07-29 War of the Grand Alliance: Battle of Landen/Neerwinden - France wins Pyrrhic victory over Allied forces in the Netherlands
  • 1694-06-29 Dutch fleet attacks French grain transports
  • 1695-05-12 English King William III departs to Netherlands
  • 1695-08-11 English & Dutch fleet capture Dunkerk

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 2,493

  • 1687-08-26 Willem de Fesch, Dutch violinist and composer (Joseph), born in Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands (d. 1761)
  • 1688-01-28 Jan Maurits Quinkhard, Dutch portrait painter
  • 1688-09-05 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Fight of Kings & Mice)
  • 1688-09-26 Willem 's-Gravesande, Dutch mathematician and physicist, born in s-Hertogenbosch, Duchy of Brabant (d. 1742)
  • 1689-01-29 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet
  • 1689-12-24 Frans van Mieris the Younger, Dutch painter & historian, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1763)
  • 1691-12-10 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1759)
  • 1692-03-14 Pieter Musschenbroek, Dutch mathematician and physician (Leyden jar)
  • 1692-05-03 Jan Jacob Mauricius, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1742-51), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1768)
  • 1692-11-02 Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer, born in Delden, Netherlands (d. 1766)
  • 1693-08-30 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer and organist, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1745)
  • 1695-04-10 Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator and historian, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1778)
  • 1696-10-08 Cornelis Troost, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love), born in Amsterdam (d. 1750)
  • 1698-03-06 John Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist
  • 1698-12-25 Jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator
  • 1700-02-23 Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity)
  • 1700-05-07 Gerard van Swieten, Dutch-Austrian physician (Austrian Empress Maria Theresa's personal physician), born in Leiden, Netherlaands (d. 1772)
  • 1702-01-28 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch lawyer
  • 1702-03-25 Pieter Teyler Van der Hulst, Dutch silk merchant (Teyler's Museum)
  • 1704-11-28 Jacob Mossel, Dutch Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1750-61), born in Enkhuizen, Dutch Republic (d. 1761)
  • 1705-09-28 Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, English corrupt politician (Chiswick), born in Kensington, London (d. 1774)
  • 1706-07-21 Pierre Lyonet, Dutch zoologist and cryptologist (Anatomy of Wilgehoutrups), born in Maastricht, Netherlands (d. 1789)
  • 1706-10-06 Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749-72), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1772)
  • 1707-04-26 Johannes Burman, Dutch botanist, plant author and physician, born in Amsterdam (d. 1779)
  • 1709-12-27 Pieter de Swart, Dutch architect (Royal Palace, Hague)
  • 1710-11-09 Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies, baptized
  • 1711-04-02 Jan Punt, Dutch engraver, painter, illustrator and actor (Gideonschool), born in Amsterdam (d. 1779)
  • 1711-08-05 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist/philosopher/astronomer
  • 1711-09-01 Willem IV KH Friso, Dutch prince of Orange-Nassau
  • 1712-08-24 Cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician and astronomer, born in Terschelling, Netherlands (d. 1773)
  • 1712-09-01 Simon Fokke, Dutch book illustrator
  • 1712-10-18 Jeremias van Riemsdijk, gov-general of Dutch Indies (1775-77)
  • 1713-10-23 Pieter Burman the Younger, Dutch philologist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1778)
  • 1716-12-24 Patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council
  • 1719-03-04 Aert Schouman, Dutch bird/portrait painter
  • 1719-08-27 Jan Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79), born in Amsterdam (d. 1779)
  • 1721-04-01 Pieter Hellendaal, Dutch violinist/organist/composer (Glees)
  • 1721-08-21 Lucretia Wilhelmina van Merken, Dutch poet, born in Amsterdam (d. 1789)
  • 1722-05-11 Petrus Camper, Dutch anatomist and anthropologist who studied comparative anatomy, paleontology and the facial angle, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1789)
  • 1723-03-25 Kaat Mussel [Catharina Mulder], Dutch political protester in Rotterdam, born in Rotterdam
  • 1724-05-10 Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
  • 1726-01-04 Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver/art collector
  • 1728-03-20 Franciscus L Kersteman, Dutch lawyer/astrologist
  • 1729-03-28 Pieter Fouquet, Dutch art merchant (Atlas of Fouquet), born in Amsterdam (d. 1800)
  • 1729-05-25 Jean de Neufville, Dutch-American merchant (started 4th English war), born in Amsterdam (d. 1796)
  • 1730-12-08 Jan Ingenhousz, Dutch-English physiologist (discovering photosynthesis) and personal physician of Maria Theresa, born in Breda, Staats-Brabant, Dutch Republic (d. 1799)
  • 1734-10-07 Ralph Abercromby, English army commander (Dutch Guyana)
  • 1735-02-09 Adriaan Kluit, Dutch historian
  • 1735-05-01 Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen, Dutch naval officer and founder of Dutch Marines Corp, born in Doesburg, Netherlands (d. 1819)
  • 1735-05-08 Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, English painter, born in London (d. 1811)
  • 1736-01-19 Laurens Pieter van de Spiegel, Dutch Grand Pensionary of Zeeland and Holland (1787-95)
  • 1736-03-23 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka (d. 1785)
  • 1736-11-03 Christiaan Brunings, Dutch hydraulic engineer, born in Mannheim-Neckarau, Germany (d. 1805)
  • 1737-04-19 Geert Reinders, Dutch cattle breeder and inoculation propagandist, born in Bedum, Netherlands (d. 1815)
  • 1738-07-11 Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen and Governor of the Austrian Netherlands, born in Moritzburg, Electorate of Saxony (d. 1822)
  • 1738-07-24 Elizabeth "Betje" Wolff-Bekker, Dutch author and poet (Sara Burgerhart), born in Flushing, Netherlands (d. 1804)
  • 1739-01-04 Henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii)
  • 1740-06-21 Hendrik van Wijn, Dutch histrorian and archivist (Algemeen Rijksarchief), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1831)
  • 1740-10-14 Joannes Siberg, Dutch Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1801-05), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1817)
  • 1740-10-20 Belle van Zuylen, Dutch-Swiss writer (Three Women), born at Castle Zuylen near Utrecht (d. 1805)
  • 1741-06-19 Reinier Vinkeles, Dutch engraver and art collector, born in Amsterdam (d. 1816)
  • 1741-12-10 Aagje Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children), born in Amstelveen, Netherlands (d. 1804)
  • 1742-03-19 Zacharias H Alewijn, Dutch literary/poet
  • 1743-07-31 August R van Hekeren van Suideras, Dutch orangist
  • 1744-04-18 Pieter 't Hoen, Dutch journalist and patriot (Neder-Rhijn), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1744-12-19 Jacobus J Cramer, priest of Holland/Zealand/West-Friesland
  • 1746-03-17 Jan David Holland, composer
  • 1746-08-02 Joan Lucaz, Dutch journalist and patriot (d. 1807)
  • 1746-08-07 Daniel Albert Wyttenbach, German-Swiss classical scholar and historian, born in Bern, Switzerland (d. 1820)
  • 1746-08-08 Hieronymus van Alphen, Dutch attorney/poet (church songs)
  • 1746-09-04 Bernardus Bosch, Dutch vicar and poet, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1803)
  • 1748-03-08 William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1806)
  • 1748-08-13 Pieter L. van de Kasteele, Dutch politician and patriot, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1810)
  • 1749-04-13 Frederik Sigismund van Bylandt, Dutch count and vice-admiral, born in Wageningen, Netherlands (d. 1828)
  • 1750-01-24 Wybo Fijnje, Dutch politician, patriot, and journalist
  • 1750-01-31 Gerrit J Pijman, Dutch minister of War (1798-1800, 1803-06)
  • 1750-03-20 Martinus van Marum, Dutch chemist/physicist (Homo Diluvii Testus)
  • 1751-02-19 Cornelis de Gijselaar, Dutch politician and patriot
  • 1751-09-13 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter and cartoonist, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1779)
  • 1751-10-20 Hendrik van Stralen, Dutch politician
  • 1752-08-27 Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind), born in Termunten, Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1824)
  • 1752-10-02 Samuel Story, Dutch rear admiral (Battle at Kamperduin), born in Maasbommel, Dutch Republic (d. 1811)
  • 1753-02-07 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle/Thirsa)
  • 1753-04-09 Pieter Paulus, Dutch Patriot and President of the First National Assembly in The Hague, born in Axel, Netherlands (d. 1796)
  • 1755-11-15 Jan Blanken, Dutch hydraulic engineer, born in Bergambacht, Netherlands (d. 1838)
  • 1756-01-04 Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician
  • 1756-09-07 Willem Bilderdijk, Dutch poet and literature (Disease of Scientists), born in Amsterdam (d. 1831)
  • 1756-10-02 Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist and graphic artist, born in Dordrecht, Dutch Republic (d. 1815)
  • 1756-11-27 Paul van Hemert, Dutch theologist and philosopher (Kant) (d. 1825)
  • 1758-03-12 Leopold earl of Limburg Stirum, Dutch general and politician [or March 22]
  • 1758-06-02 Cornelis R T Krayenhoff, Dutch fortress engineer/cartographer
  • 1758-06-18 Quint Ondaatje, Dutch jurist and politician, born in Colombo (d. 1818)
  • 1758-07-29 Antonius van Gils, Dutch RC theologist (opposed Enlightenment)
  • 1758-09-01 Wilhelmus Kist, writer/director of Dutch Staatscourant
  • 1759-01-21 Johan Valckenaer, Dutch politician/patriot
  • 1759-06-02 Jan Ekels, the Young, Dutch painter, born in Amsterdam (d. 1793)
  • 1759-10-13 Ecco Epkema, Dutch classic linguist (Frisian, old-Frisian), born in Wirdum, Netherlands (d. 1832)
  • 1761-03-23 John W de Winter, Dutch vice-admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
  • 1761-10-13 Dirk van Hogendorp, Dutch minister of War, born in Heenvliet, Netherlands (d. 1822)
  • 1761-10-31 Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck, Dutch politician (Grand Pensionary of Batavia), born in Deventer, Overijssel, United Provinces (d. 1825)

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Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 201 - 300 of 1,377

  • 1682-02-23 Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat and historian, dies at 75
  • 1683-02-18 Nicolaes Pietersz Berchem, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, dies at 62
  • 1684-01-15 Caspar Netscher, Dutch portrait painter, dies at about 48
  • 1684-02-21 Pieter van den Abeelen, Dutch medallist/jeweller, dies at about 75
  • 1685-05-02 Adriaen van Ostade, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1686-02-08 Francois Tak, Dutch diplomat on Java, murdered
  • 1687-06-12 Jurriaen van Streeck, Dutch still life painter, buried
  • 1689-02-21 Isaacus Vossius, Dutch [Isaac Vos], librarian, dies
  • 1690-07-10 Jan van Brakel, Dutch vice admiral (Chatham), dies in battle at 48
  • 1692-04-14 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies
  • 1693-07-13 Hendrik Trajectinus, Count of Solms, Dutch lieutenant-general (b. 1636)
  • 1693-12-13 Willem Van de Velde, Dutch the Old, seascape painter, dies at about 82
  • 1695-04-03 Melchior de Hondecoeter, Dutch still life painter, dies at about 58
  • 1695-07-08 Christiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings) and scientist (dynamics), dies at 66
  • 1695-07-18 Johannes Camphuys, Governor-General of Dutch-Indies (1684-91), dies at 61
  • 1699-12-15 Henrik A van Reede tot Drakenstein, Dutch botanist, dies at about 63
  • 1700-12-01 Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53
  • 1702-01-13 Peter Rabus, Dutch poet and translator (Great Name Book), dies at 41

Person of interestWilliam III

1702-03-08 William III, William of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1689-1702) and Stadtholder, dies of pneumonia at 51

King of England William III
King of England
William III
  • 1703-05-21 Roemer Vlacq, Dutch admiral, dies in battle
  • 1703-06-15 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58
  • 1704-01-21 Willem B Schepers, Dutch merchant/ship owner, dies at about 83
  • 1706-04-19 Galenus Abrahamsz de Haen, Dutch baptist pastor (Lambs' War), dies at 83
  • 1706-11-16 Godfried Schalcken, Dutch painter, etcher and engraver, dies at about 63
  • 1707-04-06 Willem Van de Velde, the Young, Dutch seascape painter, dies at 73
  • 1707-05-03 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherlands physician/poet, dies at 53
  • 1708-11-07 Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76
  • 1709-09-11 Oxenstiern, Dutch general, dies in the Battle of Malplaquet
  • 1709-09-11 Spaar, Dutch General, dies in the Battle of Malplaquet
  • 1709-11-23 Hans Willem baron Bentinck, Dutch/English earl of Portland, dies at 60
  • 1710-06-25 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer and historian, dies at 74
  • 1711-02-10 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Meleager & Atalante), dies at 22
  • 1711-06-08 Katharina Lescaille [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61
  • 1712-03-28 Jan van der Heyden, Dutch painter and inventor (fire hose; street lighting), dies at 75
  • 1712-06-24 Simon van der Stel, 1st governor of Dutch Cape Colony (1679-99), dies at 72
  • 1713-11-17 Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (b. 1653)
  • 1716-12-06 Benedictus Buns, Dutch Carmelite and composer (b. 1642)
  • 1717-03-19 John Campbell, 1st Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, Scottish royalist
  • 1718-02-23 Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63
  • 1719-09-19 Jan Weenix, Dutch painter, buried
  • 1719-12-16 Adrian "Aart" van Wijck, Dutch theologist (anti-jansenism), dies at 78
  • 1720-08-03 Anthonie Heinsius, Dutch statesman (b. 1641)
  • 1721-08-03 Grinling Gibbons, Dutch-born British sculptor and woodcarver, dies at 73
  • 1722-03-31 Campegius Vitringa, Dutch theologist/exegete, dies at 62
  • 1722-11-12 Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch painter/engraver/architect, dies at 63
  • 1723-12-22 Jacques Basnage, French/Dutch historian/vicar, dies at 70
  • 1724-05-18 Johann K. Amman, Swiss-Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
  • 1726-03-26 John Vanbrugh, Dutch English playwright (Provoked Wife), dies at 62
  • 1727-06-14 Cornelis Cruys, Norwegian/Dutch admiral, dies at 70
  • 1729-06-01 Matthaeus de Cock, governor general of Dutch Indies (1725-29), dies at about 65
  • 1731-02-22 Frederik Ruysch, Dutch anatomist, dies at 92
  • 1731-03-15 Adolf H van Rechteren, Dutch diplomat/politician, dies at 75
  • 1732-06-03 Pieter Vuyst, Dutch GovernorGeneral of Ceylon, executed
  • 1733-01-25 Reinier V van Hompech, Dutch gen-maj cavalry, dies
  • 1733-12-31 Hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44
  • 1734-03-12 Antonius Schultingh [Schultingius], Dutch lawyer, dies at 74
  • 1735-03-10 Dirk T van Cloon, Dutch lawyer/gov-gen of E Indies, dies at about 46
  • 1735-09-18 Justus van Effen, writer/founder (Holland Spectator), dies at 51
  • 1736-12-01 Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), dies at 72
  • 1737-11-05 Johan Willem, Duke of Ripperda, Dutch political adventurer, dies at 55
  • 1740-07-19 Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname, Algeria), dies at 71
  • 1741-03-31 Pieter Burman the Elder, Dutch classical scholar, dies at 72
  • 1741-07-30 Wierich PL count von Daun, gov-gen of Austria & Netherlands, dies
  • 1741-12-19 Vitus Bering, Danish navigator and explorer (explored Bering Strait and Alaska coast), dies after being shipwrecked at 60
  • 1742-02-28 Willem 's-Gravesande, Dutch mathematician and physicist, dies at 53
  • 1743-04-16 Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, Dutch jurist who helped develop international law along positivist lines, dies at 69
  • 1744-08-13 John Cruger, Dutch-born Mayor of New York (b. 1678)
  • 1745-10-10 Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer and organist, dies at 52
  • 1746-07-17 Anthonie van de Heim, Dutch pension advisor (1737-46), dies at 53
  • 1747-02-01 Jacobus Capitein, Dutch Christian minister, dies at ~30
  • 1748-01-16 Arnold Drakenborch, Dutch classical scholar (b. 1684)
  • 1749-02-08 Jan van Huysum, Dutch still life painter, dies at 66
  • 1750-01-26 Albert Schultens, Dutch philologist (b. 1686)
  • 1750-03-07 Cornelis Troost, Dutch portrait painter (Beslikte Zwaentje), dies at 52
  • 1750-11-01 Gustaaf W van Imhoff, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1736-40), dies at 45
  • 1754-01-10 Daniel Raap, Dutch porcelain salesman/politician, dies at about 51
  • 1761-01-03 Willem de Fesch, Dutch violinist and composer (Joseph), dies at 73
  • 1761-05-15 Jacob Mossel, Dutch Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1750-61), dies at 56
  • 1766-04-07 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch classicist, dies at 81
  • 1766-11-09 Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer, dies at 74
  • 1768-03-21 Jan Jacob Mauricius, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1742-51), dies at 75
  • 1768-05-27 Johann M Fleischmann, German/Dutch stamp/letter designer, dies
  • 1768-11-04 Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist, philosopher and astronomer, dies at 57
  • 1771-11-06 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch jurist, dies at 69
  • 1772-11-05 Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749-72), dies at 66
  • 1773-03-01 Jan Wagenaar, Dutch historian, dies at 63
  • 1773-07-07 Cornelis Douwes, Dutch mathematician and astronomer, dies at 60
  • 1774-07-01 Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, English corrupt politician (Chiswick), dies at 68
  • 1778-04-08 Pieter Teyler van der Hulst, Dutch founder (Teyler Museum), dies at 76
  • 1779-02-20 Johannes Burman, Dutch botanist, plant author and physician, dies at 71
  • 1779-02-27 Jan Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59
  • 1779-08-03 Henry Kobell, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at 27
  • 1780-09-01 Reynier de Klerk, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1777-1800), dies at 69
  • 1782-03-17 Daniel Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and physicist (10 time French award), dies at 82
  • 1783-05-03 Pieter Valck(x), South Netherlands sculptor, dies at 49
  • 1783-12-16 Johann Adolf Hasse, Dutch operatic composer (Sesostrate), dies at 84
  • 1785-02-06 Iman Willem Falck, Dutch governor of Ceylon (1765-83), dies at 48
  • 1786-03-11 Jacobus Bellamy [Zelandus], Dutch poet, dies at 28
  • 1787-08-13 Isaac de Pinto, merchant/lender/Dutch States-general, dies
  • 1788-02-20 Gijsbert John van Hardenbroeck, Dutch regent (Utrecht), dies at 68