On This Day

Famous People Born in 1654

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 10 Joshua Barnes, English scholar, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1712)
  • Jan 20 Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet
  • Jan 22 Richard Blackmore, English physician and writer (d. 1729)
  • Mar 11 Heinrich Georg Neuss, composer
  • Mar 16 Andreas Acoluthus, German orientalist (d. 1704)
  • May 4 Kangxi Emperor of China, 4th Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, born in Jingren Palace, Forbidden City, Beijing, Qing dynasty, China (d. 1722)
  • May 11 Cornelis van Alkemade, Dutch historian
  • Jul 5 Antonio Maria Pacchioni, Baroque composer, born in Modena, Italy (baptized date) (d. 1738)
  • Jul 9 Emperor Reigen, 112th Emperor of Japan, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 1732)
  • Jul 25 Agostino Steffani, Italian-German diplomat and composer, born in Castelfranco Veneto, Italy (d. 1728)
  • Jul 31 Jacob Hop, Dutch politician and diplomat
  • Aug 10 Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist
  • Sep 29 Vincenz Lubeck, German composer, born in Padingb├╝ttel (d. 1740)
  • Oct 23 Johann Bernhard Staudt, composer
  • Nov 5 Christian Liebe, German composer
  • Dec 27 Jean/Jacobus Bernouilli, Swiss mathematician