On This Day

Famous People Born in 1600

  • Jan 1 Friedrich Spanheim, Dutch theologian (d. 1649)
  • Jan 17 Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Spanish dramatist, poet and writer of the Spanish Golden Age, born in Madrid (d. 1681)
  • Jan 28 Clement IX [Giulio Rospigliosi], Italian Pope (238th: 1667-69), born in Pistoia, Italy (d. 1669)
  • Feb 2 Gabriel Naudé, French librarian and scholar (d. 1653)
  • Jul 20 Simon Ives, English court composer (d. 1662)
  • Aug 11 Paul Hallmann, German composer, born in Friedland (d. 1650)
  • Sep 5 Loreto Vittori, Italian composer and mezzo-soprano singer, born in Spoleto (d. 1670) baptismal date
  • Sep 27 John Galle, Flemish engraver and printer, baptised (d. 1676)
  • Oct 1 Dirck Graswinckel, Dutch States-General court clerk, born in Delft, South Holland, The Netherlands (d. 1666)

Person of interestCharles I

Nov 19 Charles I, King of England (1625-49) who was executed by Parliament, born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland (d. 1649)

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I
  • Nov 19 Lieuwe van Aitzema, Dutch historian (Matters of State & War), born in Dokkum, Friesland, Netherlands (d. 1669)