Famous People Born in 1587

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 5 Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer, born in Jiangsu, China (d. 1641)
  • Jan 6 Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain (1621-43), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1645)
  • Jan 8 Johannes Fabricius, Danish astronomer (discovered sunspots)
  • Jan 16 Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter
  • Feb 26 Stefano Landi, Italian composer (d. 1639)
  • Apr 17 Ivan Lukačić, Croatian composer, born in Šibenik, Croatia (d. 1648)
  • May 8 Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy (1630-37), born in Turin, Piedmont, Savoy (d. 1637)
  • Aug 18 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare)
  • Sep 18 Francesca Caccini, Italian composer and singer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1641)
  • Nov 3 Samuel Scheidt, German baroque composer, born in Halle (d. 1654)
  • Nov 16 Joost van den Vondel, Dutch poet/dramatist (Jephtha), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Dec 25 Margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)