On This Day

Famous People Born in 1633

  • Jan 31 Nathaniel Crew, English bishop (Durham)
  • Feb 1 Gabriel Schütz, German musician, composer, and teacher, born in The Free and Hanseatic City of Lübeck (now Lübeck, Germany) (d. 1710)
  • Feb 16 King Narai 'the Great' of the Ayutthaya Kingdom (Siam) (1656-88), (d. 1688)
  • Feb 20 Jan de Baen, portrait painter/etcher

Samuel 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)

  • 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, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1678)
  • Jun 1 Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)
  • Jun 16 Nathaniel Schnittelbach, German composer and violinist, born in Gdansk, Poland (d. 1667)
  • 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, baptized
  • Dec 18 Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptized
  • Dec 26 Charles Emmanuel Biset, Flemish painter, born in Mechelen (d. between 1693–1713)