Historical Figures Born in 1645

William KiddWilliam Kidd (1645-1701)

Jan 22 Scottish pirate legend, born in Greenock (or Dundee), Scotland

  • Aug 10 Eusebio Kino, Italian Catholic missionary (d. 1711)
  • Aug 16 Jean de La Bruyère, French writer (The Characters, or the Manners of the Age, with The Characters of Theophrastus), born in Paris (d. 1696)
  • Sep 10 Romeyn de Hooghe, Dutch painter and goldsmith, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1708)
  • Sep 21 Louis Jolliet, Canadian explorer (explored the origins of the Mississippi River helped by the Native American), born in Quebec, Canada (d. 1700)
  • Oct 26 Aert de Gelder, Dutch painter (King David), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1727)
  • Dec 27 Giovanni Antonio Viscardi, Swiss architect, baptized in San Vittore, Switzerland (d. 1713)