On This Day

Famous People Born in August 1579

  • Aug 1 Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (El diablo cojuelo), born in Écija, Seville, Spain (d. 1644)
  • Aug 18 Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange
  • Aug 24 John Amner, English composer, born in Ely, Cambridgeshire (d. 1641)