On This Day

Deaths in History in 1619

  • Jan 7 Nicholas Hilliard, English painter (bc. 1547)
  • Feb 3 Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham, English conspirator against the rule of James I of England, dies at 54
  • Feb 9 Lucilio Vanini, Italian philosopher (b. 1585)
  • Mar 2 Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish King Frederik II and Queen Consort of James I of England, dies at 44
  • Mar 20 Matthias II, Holy Roman Catholic emperor (1611-19), dies
  • Apr 10 Thomas Jones, Archbishop of Dublin (b. c1550)
  • Apr 16 Denijs Calvaert/Caluwaert, [Dionisio Fiamingo], Flemish painter, dies
  • May 13 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch lawyer and statesman, beheaded at 71
  • Jul 2 Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies
  • Jul 22 Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (b. 1559)
  • Aug 15 Miriam Bella, head of Jewish community of Krak√≥w, dies
  • Aug 30 Shimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord, dies at 84
  • Sep 29 Hans Lippershey, credited inventor of the telescope, buried aged 48 or 49
  • Oct 14 Samuel Daniel, English poet (b. 1562)
  • Nov 13 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter, dies at 64
  • Dec 23 John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, Duke of Prussia (1618-19), dies at 47
  • Dec 29 Antoine Arnauld, French lawyer (Philippica), dies