On This Day

Famous People Who Died in August 1654

  • Aug 12 Cornelis Haga, ambassador to Constantinople (1611-39), dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Yom Tov Lipmann Heller, Bohemian rabbi and scholar (Tosefot Yom Tov), dies (b. c. 1579)
  • Aug 28 Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna, Swedish earl/chancellor/regent, dies at 71
  • Aug 31 Ole Worm, Danish physician, dies at 66