On This Day

Deaths in History in 1652

  • Mar 21 Vredius [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian and mayor of Brugge, dies at 55
  • Apr 15 Patriarch Joseph of Moscow, sixth Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia
  • Jun 19 Louis de Geer, Neth/Swedish industrialist/millionaire, dies at 64
  • Jun 21 Inigo Jones, English architect (b. 1573)
  • Jun 24 Andries Bicker, merchant/Amsterdam regent, dies at 65
  • Jul 30 John Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist, dies at 68
  • Jul 30 Charles Amédée de Savoie, 6th Duc de Nemours, French soldier (b. 1624)
  • Aug 9 John Both, landscape painter/etcher, dies at about 37
  • Aug 14 Abraham Elsevier, Dutch book publisher, dies at 60
  • Aug 18 Benjamin G Cuyp, historical painter, dies at about 40
  • Aug 22 Jacob De la Gardie, Swedish soldier and statesman (1st Governor-General of Swedish Livonia), dies at 69
  • Aug 23 John Byron, 1st Baron Byron, English royalist politician (b. 1600)
  • Sep 17 Bonaventura Elsevier, book publisher/merchant, dies at about 69
  • Sep 28 Jan Asselijn, Dutch landscape painter and etcher, dies at about 42
  • Oct 8 John Greaves, English mathematician (b. 1602)
  • Oct 13 Abraham Verhoeven, Flemish printer/newspaper publisher, dies
  • Oct 20 Antonio Coello, Spanish writer (b. 1611)
  • Oct 27 Henry, count of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/gov of Hulst, dies
  • Nov 4 Jean-Charles de la Faille, Flemish mathematician (b. 1597)
  • Nov 21 Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer, dies at 67
  • Dec 8 Adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary, murdered at 35
  • Dec 23 John Cotton, Puritan clergyman in Mass Bay colony, dies at 68
  • Dec 31 Frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies