Famous People Born in 1604

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 4 Jacob Balde, German jesuit/barok conductor (Jephthe)
  • Mar 19 Johan IV, composer/king of Portugal (1640-56)
  • Apr 5 Charles IV, Duke of Lorraine (1624-75), born in Nancy, France (d. 1675)
  • May 10 Jean Mairet, French dramatist (d. 1686)
  • Jun 4 Claudia de' Medici, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, born in Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany (d. 1648)
  • Jun 17 Johan Maurits, Prince of Nassau-Siegen (Maurits House), born in Dillenburg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1679)
  • Jul 8 Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien)
  • Aug 4 François Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer, born in Paris (d. 1676)
  • Aug 5 John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
  • Aug 12 Tokugawa Iemitsu, Japanese shogun (d. 1651)
  • Sep 13 William Brereton, 1st Baronet, English soldier and politician, born in Brereton Hall, Cheshire, England (d. 1661)
  • Nov 3 Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22)
  • Nov 15 Davis Mell, English composer, born in Wilton (d. 1662)
  • Dec 7 Ambrosius Reiner, German composer, born in Altdorf, Weingarten, Württemberg (d. 1672)