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  • 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)
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Weather

The temperature on February 7, 1787 was about 3.0 °C. There was 22 mm of rainWind direction mainly south by west. Weather type: betrokken mist.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 7, 1787 at Delpher


Born on February 7

Died on February 7

Names that were popular for boys in 1787
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Johannes
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Joannes
  • Jacob
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Klaas
  • Jean
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1787
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Marie
  • Catharina
  • Trijntje
  • Joanna
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Antje
  • Aaltje
  • Jannetje