On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1620

  • Jan 17 Diego Alvarez de Paz, Span missionary/writer (Peru), dies at about 59
  • Feb 19 Roemer P Visscher, poet, buried in Amsterdam
  • Mar 9 Aegidius Albertinus, German writer (Lucifer's Kingdom), dies at 59
  • Mar 16 St. John Sarkander, Moravian priest, died of injuries caused by torturing
  • Mar 25 Johannes Nucius, German composer
  • May 6 Hayyim ben Joseph Vital, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1543)
  • May 16 William Adams, English navigator and 1st ever Western Samurai, dies at 55
  • May 31 Willem Louis, earl of Nassau-Dillenburg, dies at 59
  • Jun 16 Carlo Saraceni, [Carlo Veniziano], Italian painter (Judith), dies
  • Jun 29 John Aerts, Flemish sculptor
  • Aug 18 Wanli, Emperor of Ming Dynasty, dies at 56
  • Sep 26 Taichang Emperor [Zhu Changluo], 14th Emperor of the Ming dynasty of China, dies at 38
  • Oct 7 Stanisław Żółkiewski, Polish military leader (b. 1547)
  • Nov 7 Hetman Stanisław Żólkiewski polish commander in the Battle of Ţuţora (1620) (b. 1547)
  • Nov 9 Louise de Coligny, 4th wife of Willem of Orange, dies at 65
  • Nov 13 Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange, dies at 65