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Year 1711 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 1 Richard Steele and Joseph Addison publish the 1st edition of "The Spectator" in London to "enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality"
  • Mar 8 Antoin de Guiscard tries English premier Haley for murder

Historical Figures Who Died in 1711

  • Jan 8 Philips van Almonde, Zealand lt admiral, dies at 66
  • Jan 16 Joseph Vaz, Oratorian priest and missionary in Ceylon, dies at 59
  • Feb 10 Lukas Fencer, Dutch poet (Meleager & Atalante), dies at 22
  • Feb 21 Joan van Hoorn, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1707-09), dies at 57
  • Mar 13 Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic, dies at 74

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