Famous Deaths in 1668

  • Feb 21 John Thurloe, English Puritan spy (b. 1616)
  • Mar 27 Clemens Thieme, German composer, dies at 36
  • Apr 7 William Davenant, English poet (b. 1606)
  • May 23 Philips Wouwerman, Haarlems painter, buried
  • Jun 20 Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (b. 1620)
  • Jul 10 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45
  • Aug 9 Francois Anguier, French sculptor, dies at about 64
  • Aug 23 Artus Quellinus, Flemish sculptor (Amsterdam townhall), dies at 58
  • Sep 19 William Waller, English soldier
  • Nov 16 Antoon Anselmo, South Netherlands lawyer, dies at about 79
  • Nov 17 Joseph Alleine, English preacher (b. 1634)
  • Dec 22 Stephen Day, English-born colonial printer (The Psalms in Meter - 1st book printed in American colonies), dies at about 58