On This Day

Deaths in History in 1607

  • Feb 23 Herman Herbertsz, vicar, dies at about 60
  • Apr 15 Cornelius Kilianus, Flemish translator & poet, dies at ~78
  • Apr 25 Don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle
  • Apr 25 Jacob van Heemskerck, Dutch Admiral (Nova Zambia), dies in battle
  • May 21 John Rainolds, English scholar (b. 1549)
  • Jun 10 John Popham, English politician
  • Jun 30 Caesar Baronius, Italian cardinal and historian, dies at 68
  • Jul 20 Paulus Merula, Dutch lawyer and historian (Historia Belgica), dies at 48
  • Aug 22 Bartholomew Gosnold, English explorer and privateer (b. 1572)
  • Sep 5 Pomponne de Bellièvre, chancellor of France (b. 1529)
  • Sep 22 Alessandro Allori, Italian painter and carpet designer, dies at 72