Famous People Born In 1580

Discover the most famous people born in 1580. The list includes people like John Smith, Willebrord Snell, Peter Minuit, George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, astronomers and mathematicians born in 1580. This list includes people from England, Spain, Netherlands and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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John Smith
(Explorer)

John Smith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Died: June 21, 1631

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Willebrord Snell
(Astronomer & Mathematician)

Willebrord Snell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 13th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leiden, Dutch Republic
Died: October 30, 1626

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Dirk Hartog
(explorer)

Dirk Hartog
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Listed In: Sailors
Birthdate: 30th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: October 11, 1621
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John Billington
(One of The Signers of 'The Mayflower Compact')

John Billington
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Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Died: September 30, 1630
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Peter Claver
(Priest)

Peter Claver
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 26th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Catalonia, Spain
Died: September 8, 1654

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Francisco de Quevedo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 14th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 8, 1645
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Thomas Middleton
(Playwright, Poet, Writer)

Thomas Middleton
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: July 4, 1627
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Ernst von Mansfeld
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: November 29, 1626
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 9 
Peter Minuit
(Colonial Governor)

Peter Minuit
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Wesel, Germany
Died: August 5, 1638

 10 
Jan Baptista van Helmont
(Belgian scientist)

Jan Baptista van Helmont
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 12th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: December 30, 1644

Anne Stanley, Countess of Castlehaven
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Listed In: Noblewomen
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: England
Died: October 8, 1647

 12 
Idris Alooma
(King of the Kanem-Bornu Empire)

Idris Alooma
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Chad
Died: 1617 AD

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Edward Fairfax
(Ttranslator)

Edward Fairfax
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: 1635 AD

 14 
Gábor Bethlen
(King of Hungary)

Gábor Bethlen
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ilia, Hunedoara, Romania
Died: November 15, 1629

George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kiplin, England
Died: April 15, 1632

Francisco Rodrigues Lobo
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Leiria, Portugal
Died: November 4, 1622

 17 
Pierre Vernier
(Mathematician)

Pierre Vernier
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ornans, France
Died: September 14, 1637

 18 
Samuel Argall
(Adventurer)

Samuel Argall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: January 24, 1626

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George Silver
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Listed In: Fencers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1622 AD

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Nicolae Pătrașcu
(Prince of Wallachia)

Nicolae Pătrașcu
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Listed In: Noblemen
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Romanian
Died: 1627 AD

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Thomas Warner
(Captain in the guards of James I of England who became an explorer in the Caribbean)

Thomas Warner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: March 10, 1649

John Digby, 1st Earl of Bristol
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Listed In: Diplomats
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: January 16, 1653

Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belgentier, France
Died: June 24, 1637

 24 
Michael East
(Organist)

Michael East
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1648 AD

Rodrigo Calderón, Count of Oliva
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: October 21, 1621

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Philipp Clüver
(Geographer)

Philipp Clüver
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: December 31, 1622

Grey Brydges, 5th Baron Chandos
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Listed In: Noblemen
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: August 10, 1621

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Daniel Heinsius
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium
Died: February 25, 1655