Michiel de Ruyter, admiraal

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Michiel Adriaensz de Ruyter

Also Known As: "Machgyel Adriaensoon", "'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: Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Adriaen Michielsz and Aelken Jansdr
Husband of Maayke Velders; 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
Brother of Lucretia and Neeltje
Half brother of Maaike

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
March 24, 1607
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Lives in the Jacobsstraat in Vlissingen.

Vlissingen, The Netherlands

DATES TO BE IDENTIFIED - Lives at the Lange Zelke in Vlissingen.

- 1636
Age 1
Vlissingen, The Netherlands

DATES TO BE IDENTIFIED - Lives at the oude Markt in Vlissingen.

Age 9
August 3, 1618
Age 11

First sea travel of Michiel de Ruyter, on ship "De Haen" in the employ of the Lampsins firm of Vlissingen.

July 14, 1622
- October 2, 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