On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1615

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelis Galle II, Flemish engraver/illustrator, baptised

Person of interestNicolas Fouquet

Nicolas Fouquet, French politician and Superintendent of Finances (1653-61) who became fabulously wealthy and later imprisoned for maladministration of state funds, born in Paris (d. 1680)

Statesman and Superintendent of Finances Nicolas Fouquet
Statesman and Superintendent of Finances
Nicolas Fouquet

1615 Highlights

About February 23, 1615

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 405 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces