Historical Figures Born in 1650

  • Feb 15 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (Huguenot)
  • Apr 20 William Bedloe, English fraudster and Popish Plot informer, born in Chepstow, Monmouthshire (d. 1680)
  • Apr 27 Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, queen of Denmark and Norway (1670-99), born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1714)

John ChurchillJohn Churchill (1650-1722)

May 26 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist, born in Ashe, England

  • Aug 16 Vincenzo Coronelli, Italian cartographer and encylopedist, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1718)
  • Sep 23 Jeremy Collier, English bishop (d. 1726)
  • Oct 21 Jean Bart, French naval captain, privateer, and sea hero (Escape from Plymouth), born in Dunkirk, France (d. 1702)
  • Nov 7 John Robinson, English diplomat and prelate, born in Cleasby, North Yorkshire (d. 1723)

William IIIWilliam III (1650-1702)

Nov 14 William of Orange, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (1689-1702) and Stadtholder, born in The Hague, Dutch Republic

  • Nov 28 Jan Palfijn, Flemish physician and inventor (obstetrical forceps), born in Kortrijk, Flanders (d. 1730)