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Deaths in History in 1707

  • Jan 4 Louis Willem I, Margrave of Baden-Baden, dies at 51
  • Jan 8 John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair, Scottish politician (b. 1648)
  • Jan 10 Philibert, comte de Gramont, French writer (b. 1621)
  • Jan 20 Humphrey Hody, English theologian (b. 1659)
  • Mar 3 Aurangzeb, Emperor of India (1658-1707), dies at 88
  • Mar 30 Vauban, French architect (b. 1633)
  • Apr 6 Willem Van de Velde, the Young, Dutch seascape painter, dies a 73
  • Apr 29 George Farquhar, Irish dramatist (b. 1678)
  • May 3 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherlands physician/poet, dies at 53
  • May 27 Marquise de Montespan, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (b. 1640)
  • May 28 Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, French mistress of King Louis XIV of France, dies at 66
  • Jun 16 Marie d'Orleans-Longueville, Duchess de Nemours, sovereign princess of Neuchâtel and writer (b. 1625)
  • Jun 23 John Mill, English theologian
  • Jun 24 Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner), dies at 74
  • Aug 18 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire, English statesman and Whig politician (1661-84), dies at 67
  • Sep 15 George Stepney, English poet and diplomat (b. 1663)
  • Sep 24 Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (b. 1642)
  • Oct 2 Anne Jules duke the Noailles, marshal of France (huguenot), dies at 57
  • Oct 22 Cloudesley Shovell, Admiral, drowns at Scilly
  • Dec 24 Noel Coypel, French painter, dies at 78
  • Dec 27 Jean Mabillon, French palaeograopher and diplomat (b. 1632)