On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1682

  • Jan 13 Simon van Leeuwen, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 55
  • Feb 23 Abraham de Wicquefort, Dutch diplomat/historian, dies at 75
  • Feb 25 Alessandro Stradella, Italian violinist and composer, murdered at 38
  • Mar 14 Jacob I van Ruysdael, physician/landscape painter, dies at about 53
  • Apr 1 Franz Egon of F├╝rstenberg, Bavarian Catholic archbishop (b. 1625)
  • Apr 3 Bartolom├ę Esteban Murillo, Spanish Baroque painter (The Vision of St. Anthony ), dies at about 64
  • Apr 14 Avvakum, Russian priest and writer (b. 1621)
  • Apr 27 Theodorus III, Tsar of Russia (1676-82), dies
  • May 7 Tsar Feodor III of Russia (b. 1661)
  • Jul 12 Jean Picard, French astronomer, dies at 61
  • Jul 17 Johann Heinrich Kittel, German composer, dies at 29
  • Sep 8 Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer, dies at 76
  • Oct 15 John Ferrabosco, composer, dies at 56
  • Oct 19 Thomas Browne, English writer (b. 1605)
  • Nov 23 Claude Lorrain, French painter (b. 1604)
  • Nov 29 Rupert, prince of Palts/adm/chemist/engraver/mathematician, dies at 62
  • Nov 29 Prince Rupert of the Rhine, German soldier (Commander in the English Civil War and first Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company), dies at 62