Historical Figures Born in 1589

  • Jan 8 Ivan Gundulić, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka), born in Dubrovnik, Republic of Ragusa (d. 1638)
  • Feb 5 Esteban Manuel de Villegas, Spanish poet (d. 1669)
  • Feb 5 Honorat de Brueil seigneur de Racan, French aristocrat playwright and poet, born in Aubigné-Racan, France (d. 1670)
  • Feb 7 Jacob de Witt, Dutch politician (Mayor of Dordrecht), and mathematician (d. 1674)
  • Mar 3 Gisbertus Voetius [Gijsbert Voet], Dutch reformed theologist

William BradfordWilliam Bradford (1589-1657)

Mar 19 English separatist, Governor of Plymouth colony for 30 years (baptized), born in Austerfield, England

  • Jul 9 John of Saint Thomas [Juan Poinset], Portuguese theologist, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1644)
  • Oct 7 Maria Magdalena of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscany (d. 1631)