On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in 1700

  • Jan 7 Raffaello Fabretti, Italian antiquarian (b. 1618)

Marguerite Bourgeoys

Jan 12 Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame in Quebec, dies at 79

  • Feb 12 Aleksei Shein, Russian general and statesman (b. 1662)
  • May 1 John Dryden, English poet and playwright, first Poet Laureate (1668-1688), dies at 68
  • Jul 2 Lambert Doomer, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at about 77
  • Sep 15 André Le Nôtre, French landscape architect (b. 1613)
  • Sep 27 Innocent XII [Antonio Pignatelli], Pope (1691-1700), dies at 85
  • Nov 1 Carlos II, King of Spain (reigns 1665-1700), dies at 39
  • Nov 25 Stephanus Van Cortlandt, American politician, 17th Mayor of New York City (1686-88), dies at 57
  • Nov 30 Artus Quellinus II, Flemish sculptor, dies at 75
  • Dec 1 Willem ten Rhijne, Dutch physician in Batavia, dies at about 53