On This Day

Famous People Born in 1634

  • Jan 7 Adam Krieger, German composer
  • 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 John-Erasmus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish painter