On This Day

Famous People Born in 1636

  • Feb 12 Herman Witsius, [Wits], Dutch reformed theologist
  • Apr 29 Esaias Reusner, German lutenist and composer, born in Lwówek Śląski, Poland (d. 1679)
  • Jun 15 Johann David Mayer, composer
  • Jul 2 Daniel Speer, German composer, born in Breslau (d. 1707)
  • Sep 18 Pietro Sanmartini, Italian composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1701)
  • Sep 29 Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1715)
  • Oct 31 Ferdinand Maria, Elector of Bavaria (1651-79), born in Schleissheim Palace, Bavaria (d. 1679)
  • Nov 1 Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, French poet and critic, born in Paris (d. 1711)
  • Nov 2 Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist, born in Bristol, England (d. 1721)
  • Nov 10 Francesco Passarini, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1694)
  • Nov 11 Yan Ruoqu, Chinese scholar of Qing dynasty, born in Taiyuan, Shanxi, China (d. 1704)