On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1672

  • Aug 9 Jose Ximenez, Spanish composer, dies at 70
  • Aug 20 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch, statesman, lynched at 49

Person of interestJohan de Witt

Aug 20 Johan de Witt, Dutch statesman and advisor of Holland, lynched at 46

Statesman and Advisor of Holland Johan de Witt
Statesman and Advisor of Holland
Johan de Witt