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Deaths in History in 1635

  • Feb 13 Georg R Weckerlin, German poet, dies at 50
  • Mar 3 Philips de l'Espinoy, historian/mayor of Ghent, dies
  • Mar 19 Pieter Christiaensz Bor, Dutch historian, dies
  • Mar 24 Jacques Callot, French cartoonist/engraver, dies at about 42
  • Mar 27 Robert Naunton, English politician (b. 1563)
  • Apr 13 Fakhr-al-Din II, Druze Prince of Lebanon (b. 1572)
  • Apr 25 Alessandro Tassoni, Italian political writer (Rape of Bucket), dies at 69
  • Aug 7 Friedrich von Spee, German writer (b. 1591)
  • Aug 17 Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna, dies at 48
  • Aug 27 Lope FĂ©lix de Vega Carpio, Spanish playwright and poet (Angelica, Arcadia), dies at 72
  • Sep 6 Adrian Metius, Dutch astronomer and fort architect, dies at 63
  • Dec 1 Melchior Teschner, German composer, dies at 51

Person of interestSamuel de Champlain

Dec 25 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City, dies of a stroke at 61

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain