On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1594

  • Mar 25 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer
  • May 1 John Haynes, 5th Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, born in Essex, England (d. 1653)
  • May 29 Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian field marshal, born in Treuchtlingen, Bavaria (d. 1632)
  • Jun 15 Nicolas Poussin, French painter, born near Les Andelys, France (d. 1665)
  • Nov 17 Johan van Beverwijck, Dutch physician/writer (Treasure of Health)
  • Nov 30 John Cosin, English clergyman, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1672)
  • Dec 9 Gustavus II Adolphus, King who made Sweden a major power (1611-32), born in Castle Tre Kronor, Sweden (d. 1632)