On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1671

  • Mar 31 Anne Hyde, wife of James II of England (b. 1637)
  • May 7 Pieter Stockmans, Flemish chairman of Opperkrijgshof, dies at 62
  • Jun 6 Stenka/Stepan Razin, Russian cossack/boer leader quartered alive (ns. 16 June)
  • Jun 16 Stenka Razin, Cossack rebel leader, tortured & executed in Moscow
  • Jun 25 Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (Almagestum Novum), dies at 73
  • Jul 14 Méric Casaubon, French-English classical scholar, dies at 71
  • Sep 1 Hugues de Lionne, Marquess de Berny, French ambassador to Rome, dies at 59
  • Oct 26 Sir John Gell, 1st Baronet, English politician (b. 1593)
  • Nov 12 Thomas, 3rd baron Fairfax of Cameron, English general, dies at 59
  • Dec 28 Johann Friedrich Gronovius, German classical scholar, dies at 60