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Birthdays in History in 1650

Birthdays in History

  • Feb 15 Anne Jules duke de Noailles, marshal of France (hugenot)
  • 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)
  • May 26 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist, born in Ashe, England (d. 1722)
  • 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 captain/sea hero (Escape from Plymouth)
  • Nov 7 John Robinson, English diplomat and prelate, born in Cleasby, North Yorkshire (d. 1723)
  • Nov 14 William III, William of Orange, King of England (1689-1702) and Stadtholder, born in The Hague (d. 1702)
  • Nov 28 John Palfijn, Flemish physician/inventor (forceps) [or Nov 25]