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Michiel Adriaensz de Ruyter

Also Known As: "'Bestevâer'"
Birthplace: Vlissingen, Zeeland, Nederland
Death: Died in Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
Cause of death: Erysipelas, als gevolg van ernstige verwondingen door een kanonskogel tijdens de Slag bij Agosta (22/04/1676) // Erysipelas, as a result of serious injury by a canon ball during the Battle of Agosta (22/04/1676)
Place of Burial: Firstly, on May 1 1676 in Syracus, next at Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Adriaen Michielsz and Alida Jansdr
Husband of Maayke Volders; Neeltje Engels and Anna van Gelder
Father of Aelken de Ruyter; Adriaen de Ruyter; Cornelia "Neeltje" de Ruyter; Alida de Ruyter; Engel de Ruyter, vice-admiraal and 2 others

Managed by: George J. Homs
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Michiel de Ruyter, admiraal's Timeline

March 24, 1607
Vlissingen, Zeeland, Nederland
March 24, 1607
Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands
August 3, 1618
Age 11
July 14, 1622
- September 28, 1622
Age 15
Bergen op Zoom, Bergen op Zoom, North Brabant, Netherlands

Busschieter in het leger van Prins Maurits // Musketeer or canoneer in the army of Prince Maurits.

- 1631
Age 16
Dublin, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland

Handelsagent voor het Vlissingse koopmanshuis Lampsins // agent for the Flushing merchant Lampsins

- 1631
Age 16
Dublin, Ireland
March 16, 1631
Age 23
December 14, 1631
Age 24
May 8, 1633
- September 8, 1633
Age 26
North Atlantic

Travels with 'De Groene Leeuw' Under captain Jochem Janssen to Jan Mayen island.

- 1636
Age 25
North Atlantic