Famous People Born In 1585

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Hamnet Shakespeare
(William Shakespeare's Son)
Hamnet Shakespeare
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Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stratford-upon-Avon
Died: July 31, 1596
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Cardinal Richelieu
(French Clergyman and First Minister of State (1624 - 1642))
Cardinal Richelieu
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Birthdate: 9th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 4, 1642
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John Rolfe
(English settlers of North America)
John Rolfe
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Listed In: Explorers
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heacham, United Kingdom
Died: 1622 AD
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Heinrich Schütz
(German Early Baroque Composer and Organist)
Heinrich Schütz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bad Köstritz, Germany
Died: November 6, 1672
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Uriel Acosta
(Philosopher)
Uriel Acosta
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Porto, Portugal
Died: March 31, 1640
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Zacharias Janssen
(Spectacle-maker)
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Listed In: Inventors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: 1638 AD
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William Drummond of Hawthornden
(The First Notable Poet in Scotland to Write Deliberately in English)
William Drummond of Hawthornden
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 13th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Midlothian, Scotland
Died: December 4, 1649
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Anna of Tyrol
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Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Innsbruck, Austria
Died: December 14, 1618
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Siti Wan Kembang
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Unknown
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John Cotton
(Theologian & Preacher)
John Cotton
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Listed In: Preachers
Birthdate: 4th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Derbyshire, England
Died: December 23, 1652
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Eoghan Ruadh Ó Néill
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Armagh, Ireland
Died: November 6, 1649
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Hendrick Avercamp
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: May 15, 1634
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John George I, Elector of Saxony
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 5th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: October 8, 1656
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Cornelius Jansen
(Dutch Catholic Bishop Best Remembered as the Father of a Theological Movement Called 'Jansenism')
Cornelius Jansen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Acquoy, Netherlands
Died: May 6, 1638
Caspar Berthelsen Bartholin
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Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Malmö Municipality, Sweden
Died: July 13, 1629
Pierre Belain d'Esnambuc
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Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Allouville-Bellefosse, France
Died: 1636 AD
Luis Carrillo y Sotomayor
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Baena, Spain
Died: January 22, 1610
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William Lithgow
(Traveler)
William Lithgow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lanark, Scotland
Died: 1645 AD
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William Rowley
(Dramatist)
William Rowley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Died: January 31, 1626
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Jacques Lemercier
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Listed In: Civil Engineers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Pontoise, France
Died: January 13, 1654
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Gerbrand Bredero
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 16th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: August 23, 1618
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Claude Favre de Vaugelas
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Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Died: February 26, 1650
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Louis Cappel
(Scholar)
Louis Cappel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: June 18, 1658
Gonzalo de Céspedes y Meneses
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Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: January 27, 1638
Discover the most famous people born in 1585. The list includes people like Cardinal Richelieu, Hamnet Shakespeare, Heinrich Schütz, John Cotton, John Rolfe and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, playwrights, priests and spiritual & religious leaders born in 1585. This list includes people from France, England, Netherlands and many more countries.