On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1664

  • Jan 4 Lars Roberg, Swedish physician (d. 1742)
  • Jan 14 Simon van Slingelandt, Dutch grand pensionary (1727-36), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1736)
  • Jan 20 Giovanni Vincenzo Gravina, Italian writer and jurist (d. 1718)
  • Jan 24 John Vanbrugh, dramatist/architect (baptized), born in London, England
  • Apr 6 Arvid Horn, Swedish statesman (d. 1742)
  • Apr 30 François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general, born in Hôtel de Conti, Paris (d. 1709)
  • May 30 Giulio Alberoni, Spanish-Italian minister and cardinal, born in Piacenza, duchy of Parma (d. 1752)
  • Jun 5 Mustafa II [Mustafa Oglu Mehmed IV], Ottoman Sultan (1695-1703), born in Edirne, Ottoman Empire (d. 1703)
  • Jul 21 Matthew Prior, English poet and diplomat, born in London (d. 1721)
  • Aug 25 Johan van de Bergh, Leids regent, born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1755)
  • Nov 16 Abraham Alewijn, Dutch poet and playwright (Puiterveense Helleveeg), born in Amsterdam (d. 1721)