Famous People Who Died in August 1666

  • Aug 4 Johan Evertsen, ltalian admiral of Zeeland, lynched in Brielle
  • Aug 6 Tsjerk Hiddes de Vries, Dutch admiral, dies in battle at 43
  • Aug 15 Johann Adam Schall von Bell, German missionary in China and astronomer, dies at 75
  • Aug 24 Francisco M the Melo, Portuguese author (Obras Morales), dies at 57
  • Aug 26 Frans Hals, Dutch painter known for his portraiture (Laughing Cavalier) (b. circa 1580)
  • Aug 30 Benedictus Carpzovius [Benedikt Carpzov], German lawyer, dies at 71