On This Day

Famous People Born in 1633

  • Jan 31 Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)
  • Feb 1 Gabriel Schutz, German composer and musician (d. 1710)
  • Feb 20 Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher

Person of interestSamuel Pepys

Feb 23 Samuel Pepys, English navy administrator and Member of Parliament famous for his Diary of the English Restoration period, born in London (d. 1703)

Diarist Samuel Pepys
Diarist
Samuel Pepys
  • Apr 10 Werner Fabricius, German composer, born in Itzehoe, Germany (d. 1679)
  • Apr 20 Emperor Go-Kōmyō, 110th emperor of Japan, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 1654)
  • May 21 Joseph de La Barre, composer
  • Jun 1 Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)
  • Jun 16 Nathaniel Schnittelbach, composer
  • Jun 16 Jean de Thévenot, French traveler and scientist (d. 1667)
  • Jun 19 Philipp van Limborch, Dutch Remonstrants theologist and vicar, born in Amsterdam (d. 1712)
  • Jul 1 Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian, born in Bäretswil, Zürich,Switzerland (d. 1698)
  • Sep 6 Sebastian Knupfer, German composer, born in Aš, Czech Republic (d. 1676)
  • Sep 8 Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, born in Vienna (d. 1654)
  • Oct 4 Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician (founder of occupational medicine), born in Carpi, duchy of Modena (d. 1714)
  • Oct 14 James II of England and James VII of Scotland [Stuart], King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1685-88), born in St. James's Palace, London (d. 1701)
  • Nov 11 George Savile, 1st marquis of Halifax and author (Character of a Trimmer), born in Thornhill, West Yorkshire, England (d. 1695)
  • Dec 18 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised
  • Dec 18 Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised
  • Dec 26 Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised