On This Day

Famous People Born in 1629

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 9 Tsar Alexis I of Russia [Aleksey Mikhaylovich], Tsar of Russia (1645-76), born in Moscow (d. 1676)
  • Mar 19 Aleksei M Romanov, 1st Romanov tsar of Russia
  • Apr 7 Juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands
  • Apr 14 Christiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician, astronomer (discovered Saturn's rings) and scientist (dynamics), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1695)
  • Apr 23 Jan Commelin, Dutch botanist and director of Hortus Botanicus, Amsterdam, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1692)
  • May 8 Niels Juel, Danish-Norwegian admiral, born in Christiania, Norway (d. 1697)
  • Jul 31 Johann Jakob Lowe von Eisenach, composer
  • Aug 12 Tsar Alexei I of Russia (d. 1676)
  • Aug 17 King John [Jan] III Sobieski of Poland. Victor over the Turks in 1683 (d. 1696)
  • Sep 9 Cornelis Tromp, Dutch lt-adm-gen/son of Maarten Tromp
  • Sep 21 Philip Howard, English Roman Catholic cardinal, born in London (d. 1694)
  • Nov 1 St. Oliver Plunkett, last Catholic martyr to die in England. (d. 1681)
  • Dec 20 Pieter de Hoogh, Dutch Golden Age painter, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1684)