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Deaths in History in 1728

Person of interestCotton Mather

Feb 13 Cotton Mather, American Puritan minister (Salem witchcraft trials), dies at 65

Puritan Minister Cotton Mather
Puritan Minister
Cotton Mather
  • Mar 8 Giovanni Mario Crescimbeni, Italian literary and critic (Arcadia), dies at 64
  • Apr 3 James Anderson, Scottish lawyer (b. 1662)
  • Apr 25 John Woodward, geologist/physician, dies
  • Jul 26 John Friend, physician/politician, dies
  • Aug 12 Henricus Zwaardecroon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies, dies at 61
  • Aug 26 Anne Marie of OrlĂ©ans, Queen of Italy, dies at 58
  • Sep 23 Christian Thomasius, German jurist (b. 1655)
  • Nov 10 Fyodor Apraksin, Russian admirals (b. 1661)
  • Nov 21 Fjodor M graaf Apraksin, Russian gen-admiral, dies at about 57