Famous Deaths in 1653

  • Feb 16 Johannes Schultz, composer, dies at 70
  • Feb 19 Luigi Rossi, composer, dies
  • Feb 21 Adriaen Pauw, master of Heemstede/Dutch Grand Pensionary, dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Johan van Galen, admiral (battle of Livorno), dies in battle at 48
  • Mar 23 Johan van Galen, Dutch admiral (Dunes Monte Christo), dies at about 48
  • May 10 John Bicker, ship builder/merchant/regent, dies at 61
  • May 18 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
  • May 19 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen of Neth East Indies, dies at 48
  • May 26 Robert Filmer, English writer (b. 1588)
  • Jul 10 Gabriel Naudé, French librarian and scholar (b. 1600)
  • Jul 31 Thomas Dudley, British colonial governor of Massachusetts, dies at 76
  • Aug 10 Maarten Harpertsz Tromp, [Bestevaer], lt-adm, dies in battle at 55
  • Aug 29 Gillesz de Hondecoeter, painter/Hostage rights, buried at about 49
  • Sep 3 Claudius Salmasius, [Claude Saumaise], French linguistic, dies at 65
  • Oct 3 Mark Zuesius Boxhorn, Dutch historian, dies at 41
  • Oct 7 Fausto Poli, Italian Catholic priest (b. 1581)
  • Nov 26 Maximilian Teellinck, vicar, dies at about 51