On This Day

Famous People Born in 1586

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 20 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)
  • Feb 8 Jacob Praetorius, composer
  • Apr 11 Pietro Della Valle, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1652)
  • Apr 17 John Ford, English dramatist ('Tis Pity She's a Whore), born in Ilsington, Devon, England (d. 1639)
  • Apr 20 Saint Rose of Lima [Isabel Flores de Olivia], Peruvian saint, a member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic, born in Lima, Peru (d. 1617)
  • Jun 28 Paul Siefert, German composer and organist, born in Danzig (d. 1666)
  • Jul 1 Claudio Saracini, Italian composer, born in Siena, Italy (d. 1630)
  • Jul 5 Thomas Hooker, American colonial clergyman (known as "the father of Connecticut"), born in Marefield, Leicestershire, England (d. 1647)
  • Jul 7 Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel, English statesman (d. 1646)
  • Aug 8 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen
  • Aug 14 William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist, born in Alford, Lincolnshire, England (d. 1642)
  • Aug 17 Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer (Christenburg)
  • Sep 15 Cristobal de Isla Diego, composer
  • Oct 9 Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer, poet and mayor of Hoorn, born in Alkmaar, Netherlands (d. 1651)
  • Oct 9 Leopold V, Archduke of Austria, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1632)
  • Dec 6 Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1670)
  • Dec 29 Francisco de Moncada, 3rd Marquis of Aitona, Spanish diplomat, soldier, and writer, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1635)