On This Day

Famous People Born in May 1641

  • May 8 Nicolaas Witsen, Dutch statesman and mayor of Amsterdam, born in Amsterdam (d. 1717)
  • May 16 Dudley North, English financier and economist
  • May 28 Johann Weikhard von Valvasor, Slovenian polymath and natural historian, born in Laibach, Carniola (d. 1693)