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  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus)Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Regent Lodewijk Ernst (Hertog van Brunswijk-Wolfenbüttel) was from 1759 till 1766 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Seven Years' War: conclusion of the Battle of Manila between Britain and Spain, which resulted in the British occupation of Manila for the rest of the war.
  • French Huguenot Jean Calas, who had been wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform.
  • Russia and Prussia sign the Treaty of St. Petersburg.
Weather

The temperature on April 11, 1762 was about 9.0 °C. Wind direction mainly north-northeast. Weather type: helder .

Source: KNMI (weather station Zwanenburg/The Netherlands) 


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Names that were popular for boys in 1762
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Johannes
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Pieter
  • Willem
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Jacobus
  • Jean
  • Johann
  • Dirk
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1762
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Johanna
  • Marie
  • Joanna
  • Cornelia
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Aaltje
  • Adriana
  • Antje
  • Jannetje