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Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter
Birth: Mar. 24, 1607
Vlissingen
Vlissingen Municipality
Zeeland, Netherlands
Death: Apr. 29, 1676
Syracuse
Provincia di Siracusa
Sicilia, Italy

Admiral de Ruyter was a great Dutch naval hero who died after battle with the French fleet off Syracuse.  

Cause of death: Unsuccessful amputation following a leg wound.
 
Burial:
Nieuwe Kerk (New Church)
Amsterdam
Amsterdam Municipality
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
 
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Record added: Aug 29, 2000
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Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter
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After viewing the movie The Admiral, I wanted to look up this man's information, since he was such an inspiration for his country. I was astounded he was as old as he was, and still actively fighting at the time of his death. A true hero.
- Donna Lee
 Added: Jul. 24, 2016
Admiral!! Bestevaźr!!!!
- David Shoup
 Added: Jul. 13, 2016
Courage like his is needed today
- Robin Hensley-Smoot T054739
 Added: May. 23, 2016
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