Deaths in History in 1617

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  • Jan 1 Hendrick Goltzius, Dutch painter/cartoonist/engraver, dies
  • Jan 17 Pieter C Bockenberg, Dutch historian, dies at 68
  • Jan 17 Faust Vrančić, Croatian inventor (b. 1551)
  • Feb 4 Louis Elsevier, Dutch publisher, dies at about 76
  • Feb 6 Prosper Alpinus/Prospero Alpini, Italian physician/botanist, dies at 63
  • Mar 20 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/theologist/mathematician, dies at 50

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Mar 21 Pocahontas, American Indian princess and daughter of Powhatan, dies at 22

American Indian Princess Pocahontas
American Indian Princess
Pocahontas

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Apr 4 John Napier, Scottish mathematician/inventor (logarithms), dies from effects of gout at 67

Mathematician John Napier
Mathematician
John Napier
  • Apr 24 Carlo Concino, French marquis of Ancre/state advisor, murdered
  • May 7 David Fabricius, German astronomer, dies at 53
  • Jun 28 Johan Evertsen de Captain, Swiss admiral, dies in battle
  • Aug 13 Johann Jakob Grynaeus, Swiss Protestant clergyman (b. 1540)
  • Aug 30 Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (b. 1586)
  • Sep 25 Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan (b. 1617)
  • Sep 25 Francisco Suarez, Spanish Jesuit theologian (b. 1548)
  • Sep 27 Johan Earnest count of Nassau-Siegen, dies
  • Oct 2 Isaac Oliver, miniature painter, dies
  • Oct 11 Franchois Vranck, economist/writer (Deduction), dies at about 62
  • Oct 27 Ralph Winwood, English politician (b. 1563)
  • Nov 10 Barnabe Rich, English soldier and writer
  • Nov 22 Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17), dies