On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1627

  • Feb 22 Olivier van Noort, Dutch navigator (b. 1558)
  • Mar 6 Krzysztof Zbaraski, Polish statesman (b. 1580)
  • Mar 22 Cornelis van Aerssen, Flemish Clerk of the House, dies at about 81
  • Apr 19 John Beaumont, English poet (b. 1583)
  • May 2 Lodovico Grossi da Viadana, Italian composer (b. 1560)
  • May 23 Luis de Gongora, Spanish poet and writer, dies at 65
  • May 27 Eberhard Bronchorst, Dutch lawyer, dies at 73
  • Jun 27 John Hayward, English historian
  • Jul 1 Nathaniel Bacon, English painter, dies at 41
  • Jul 4 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (A Game at Chess), dies at 47
  • Jul 17 Lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67
  • Jul 19 Dirck R "Didericus" Camphuysen, poet/printer/vicar, dies at about 41
  • Aug 21 Jacques Mauduit, French composer, dies at 69
  • Sep 20 Jan Gruter, Flemish-born Dutch critic, dies at 66
  • Oct 21 Frederik de Houtman, navigator/governor of Ambon, dies at about 56
  • Oct 28 Jahangir, 4th Mughal Emperor of India (1605-27), dies at 58
  • Dec 26 Gonzaga, Italian monarch of Mantua/Monferrato, dies