On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1608

  • Jan 29 Frederick I, Duke of W├╝rttemberg, dies at 50
  • Feb 13 Konstanty Wasyl Ostrogski, Lithuanian prince (b. 1526)
  • Feb 13 Elizabeth Talbot, Countess of Shrewsbury and builder of country houses, dies at 89
  • Feb 26 John Still, English bishop
  • Mar 12 Koriki Kiyonaga, Japanese warlord (b. 1530)
  • Apr 19 Earl of Dorset, poet/statesman, dies
  • May 14 Charles III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1543)
  • Jun 4 Francesco Caracciolo, Italian priest and saint (Caracciolini), dies at 44
  • Jun 19 Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)
  • Jul 18 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
  • Aug 27 Hendrik van Kinschot, [Henricus Kinschotus], lawyer, dies at 66
  • Oct 19 Martin Delrio, Flemish theologian and occultist, dies at 57
  • Oct 26 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz, Spanish royal painter, dies
  • Nov 7 Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle
  • Nov 17 Adolf, count of Nassau-Siegen, dies in battle at 22