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    Van 1702 tot 1747 kende Nederland (ookwel Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden) zijn Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk.
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Weather

The temperature on August 28, 1718 was about 19.0 °C.

Source: KNMI



Born on August 28

Died on August 28

Names that were popular for boys in 1718
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Cornelis
  • Petrus
  • Johannes
  • Pieter
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Jacobus
  • Jean
  • Jacob
  • Gerrit
  • Johann
  • Henricus
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1718
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Catharina
  • Joanna
  • Elisabeth
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Adriana
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Anne
  • Petronella