On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1693

  • Jan 6 Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey), dies at 51
  • Feb 7 Paul Pellisson, French writer, dies at 68
  • Feb 13 Johann Kaspar von Kerll, German composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 1 Benedict Schultheiss, German composer, dies at 39
  • Apr 5 Anne Marie Louise d'OrlĂ©ans, Duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle), dies at 65
  • Apr 9 Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, French writer, dies at 74
  • May 3 Claude de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French courtier (b. 1607)
  • May 25 Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, comtesse de la Fayette, French writer (b. 1634)
  • Jun 2 John Wildman, English soldier and politician
  • Jul 12 John Ashby, English admiral
  • Jul 13 Hendrik Trajectinus, Count of Solms, Dutch lieutenant-general (b. 1636)
  • Jul 31 Willem Calf, Rotterdams still life painter, dies at 73
  • Jul 31 Willem Kalf, Dutch painter (still lifes), dies at 73
  • Sep 14 Aert Jansse van Nes, Dutch naval commander, dies at 67
  • Sep 19 Johann Weikhard von Valvasor, Slovenian polymath and natural historian, dies at 52
  • Oct 1 Pedro Abarca, Spanish theologian (b. 1619)
  • Oct 26 Coenraad van Beuningen, mayor of Amsterdam/diplomat, dies at 71
  • Nov 24 William Sancroft, 79th Archbishop of Canterbury, dies at 76
  • Dec 13 Dodoftei, Romanian metropolitan of Moldavia/writer (Saint Lives), dies
  • Dec 13 Willem Van de Velde, Dutch the Old, seascape painter, dies at about 82