Famous People Born in 1658

  • Jan 9 Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix), born in Lyon, France (d. 1733)
  • Feb 13 Jan Baptist Wellekens, Dutch poet and painter, born in Aalst (d. 1726)
  • Feb 18 Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, French writer (d. 1743)
  • Mar 5 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, French colonial soldier and trader in North America (founded Detroit, Governor of Louisiana 1710-16), born in Les Laumets, France (d. 1730)
  • Apr 19 Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (1690-1716), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1716)
  • Apr 22 Giuseppe Torelli, italian composer (Concerti Grossi), born in Verona, Italy (d. 1709)
  • Jul 25 Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll, Scottish privy councillor, born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland (d. 1703)
  • Oct 5 Mary of Modena, Queen of James II of England, born in Ducal Palace, Modena (d. 1718)
  • Oct 19 Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1704)