Famous Deaths in 1625

  • Jan 7 Ruggiero Giovannelli, Italian composer (bc. 1560)
  • Jan 13 Pieter Bruegel "the Older", (Bloemenbruegel), Flemish painter, dies
  • Jan 17 Nicolò Rubini, Italian composer and cornettist, dies at 50
  • Jan 19 Erhard Buttner, German composer, dies at 32
  • Jan 27 Adriaen Valerius, notary/Neth Gedenck-clanck, dies at about 49
  • Mar 7 Johann Bayer, German astronomer (b. 1572)
  • Mar 25 Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (b. 1569)

Person of interestJames I and VI

Mar 27 James Stuart, King James VI of Scotland (1567-1625) and James I of England and Ireland (1603-25), dies of dysentery at 58

King of Great Britain James I and VI
King of Great Britain
James I and VI
  • Mar 29 Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (b. 1549)
  • Apr 23 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, dies at 57
  • Apr 27 Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1553)
  • May 18 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
  • Jun 1 Honoré d'Urfé, French writer (b. 1568)
  • Jun 5 Orlando Gibbons, English organist/composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41
  • Jul 19 Samuel Besler, German-Polish composer, dies at 50
  • Sep 6 Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579)
  • Sep 7 Rombout Hogerbeets, Dutch lawyer and pension minister of Leiden, dies at 64
  • Sep 20 Heinrich Meibom, German historian and poet, dies at 69
  • Oct 22 Kikkawa Hiroie, Japanese daimyō of the Azuchi–Momoyama period through early Edo period, dies at 63
  • Nov 14 Giulio C Procaccini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies
  • Dec 8 Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Queen consort of Sweden as the wife of King Charles IX, dies at 52
  • Dec 9 Ubbo Emmius [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist and historian, dies at 78