On This Day

Deaths in History in February 1660

  • Feb 2 Govert Flinck, Dutch painter (Isaac blesses Jacob), dies at 45
  • Feb 2 Gaston, Duke of Orleans, brother of French King Louis XIII, dies at 51
  • Feb 13 Charles X Gustav, King of Sweden (1654-60), dies at 37
  • Feb 15 Klaas Geritsz Compaen, Dutch buccaneer/merchant, dies at 72
  • Feb 18 Judith Leyster, Dutch painter, buried at 50