On This Day

Famous People Who Died in January 1666

  • Jan 18 Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
  • Jan 20 Anna of Austria, Spanish princess, Austrian archduchess, Queen of France as wife of Louis XIII and regent of France (1643-51) for her son Louis XIV, dies of breast cancer at 64
  • Jan 22 Shah Jahan, 5th Mughal Emperor of India (1628-58) who built the Taj Mahal for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, dies at 74
  • Jan 24 Johann Andreas Herbst, composer, dies at 77