Peter Gijsbertsz Van Seyst

Maleabout 1581–after 1652

Brief Life History of Peter Gijsbertsz

Peter Gijsbertsz Van Seyst was born about 1581, in Netherlands. He died after 1652, in Blauwkapel, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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    1581

    Age 0

    The Dutch declared their independence from Spain.

    1581

    Age 0

    The United Provinces declare their independence from Spain.

    1584

    Age 3

    William of Orange (1533-1584), Prince of Orange (1538-1584), Count of Nassau (1559-1584), and first stadholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, was assassinated by Burgundian Balthasar Gerard (25) with a handgun. Philip II of Spain had called for a volunteer assassin due to William's reluctance take a public stand on religious issues. William was succeeded by his 17-year-old son, Maurice of Nassau.

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    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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