Famous Deaths in 1644

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  • Jan 30 William Chillingworth, English religious leader, dies at 41
  • Mar 5 Louise Juliana, countess of Nassau, dies at 73
  • Mar 24 Archduchess Cecilia Renata of Austria, Queen of Poland, dies at 32

Person of interestChongzhen

Apr 25 Chongzhen, last Ming Emperor of China, commits suicide at 33

Chinese Emperor Chongzhen
Chinese Emperor
Chongzhen
  • Jun 16 John of Saint Thomas [Juan Poinset], Portuguese theologist, dies at 54
  • Jul 2 William Gascoigne, introduced telescopic sights, is killed at 24
  • Jul 29 Urban VIII, [Maffeo Barberini], Pope (1623-44), dies
  • Aug 5 J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61
  • Sep 4 John Wtenbogaert, theologist (Kerckelicke history), dies at 87
  • Sep 7 Guido Bentivoglio, Italian statesman (b. 1579)
  • Sep 8 Francis Quarles, English poet (Enchiridion), dies at 52
  • Oct 6 Elisabeth (In Spanish Isabel) of Bourbon, wife of Philip IV of Spain (b. 1602)
  • Nov 10 Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (b. 1579)
  • Dec 30 Jan Baptist van Helmont, Flemish chemist (b. 1577)