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Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 8 Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist/astronomer, dies at 77 in Italy

Astronomer & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei
  • Feb 7 William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)
  • Feb 24 Marco da Gagliano, Italian opera composer, dies at about 66
  • Apr 30 Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (b. 1578)
  • May 6 Frans Francken, the Younger, Flemish painter, dies on 61st birthday
  • Jul 3 Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69
  • Jul 18 Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies
  • Aug 18 Guido Reni, Italian painter (b. 1575)
  • Sep 3 Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I/Charlotte, dies at 65
  • Sep 12 Cinq Mars, French plotter, executed
  • Sep 29 RenĂ© Goupil, French Catholic missionary, one of Canadian Martyrs (b. 1608)
  • Nov 1 Jean Nicolet, French explorer (b. 1598)
  • Nov 7 Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician
  • Dec 4 Armand-Jean Duplessis Richelieu, bishop of Lucon, dies at about 57