On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1585

  • Oct 4 Anna of Tyrol, Queen consort of Hungary and Bohemia (1611-18), born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1618)
  • Oct 9 Heinrich Schütz, German organist and composer, baptised in Köstritz, Germany (d. 1672)
  • Oct 28 Cornelius Jansen, French Roman Catholic reform leader (Jansenism), born in Acquoy, County of Holland, Dutch Republic (d. 1638)