Famous People Born in 1634

  • Jan 7 Adam Krieger, German organist and composer, born in Driesen, Brandenburg-Prussia (now Drezdenkom, Poland) (d. 1666)
  • Jan 16 Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)
  • Jan 25 Gaspar Fagel, Dutch statesman & writer, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1688)
  • Feb 22 Petrus "Pieter" van Schooten, fortress architect
  • Mar 16 Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist
  • Mar 20 Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Examiner of Comets)
  • Apr 9 Albertine Agnes, princess of Orange-Nassau, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1696)
  • Jun 20 Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1638-75), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1675)
  • Jul 14 Pasquier Quesnel, French Jansenist theologian (d. 1719)
  • Jul 18 Johannes Camphuys, Governor-General of Dutch-Indies (1684-91), born in Haarlem, Dutch Republic (d. 1695)
  • Oct 18 Luca Giordano, Italian artist (d. 1705)
  • Oct 23 Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen of Sweden by marriage to Charles X Gustav of Sweden (1654-60) (d. 1715)
  • Nov 30 Andres de Sola, Spanish composer, born in Tudela (d. 1696)
  • Dec 1 Jan-Erasmus Quellinus [Quellien], Flemish painter (court painter to Emperor Leopold I), born in Antwerp (d. 1715)
  • Dec 24 Mariana of Austria, queen consort and niece of King Philip IV of Spain, and regent to her son Charles II, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1696)