On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1717

  • Mar 3 Pierre Allix, French/British theologist/vicar, dies at about 75
  • Mar 19 John Campbell, 1st Earl of Breadalbane and Holland, Scottish royalist
  • Apr 3 Jacques Ozanam, French mathematician (b. 1640)
  • Apr 5 Jean Jouvenet, French painter (b. 1647)
  • May 10 John Hathorne, American magistrate (b. 1641)
  • May 20 John Trevor, British statesman (b. 1637)
  • Jun 9 Jeanne Guyon, French mystic, dies at 69
  • Jun 9 Louis Le Quointe, composer, dies at 64
  • Jul 21 Niccolo Amenta, Italian poet (La Gostanza), dies
  • Aug 10 Nicolaas Witsen, Dutch statesman and mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76
  • Oct 26 Catherine Sedley, English mistress of James II of England (b. 1657)
  • Nov 2 Johann Jacob Walther, composer, dies
  • Nov 26 Daniel Purcell, British composer (b. 1664)