Famous People Born In 1590

Discover the most famous people born in 1590. The list includes people like Ahmed I, William Bradford, Urbain Grandier, Cosimo II, Ustad Mansur and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, playwrights and poets born in 1590. This list includes people from England, France and many more countries.
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Ahmed I
(Ottoman Emperor)
Ahmed I
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Died: November 22, 1617
Ahmed I reigned as the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 till 1617. He ended the Ottoman tradition of royal fratricide upon taking over the throne. He constructed the iconic Blue Mosque of Turkey. He also patronized art, especially calligraphy, and wrote poems under the pseudonym Bahti.
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Urbain Grandier
(Priest)
Urbain Grandier
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Listed In: Priests
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bouère, Maine, France
Died: August 18, 1634

French Catholic priest Urbain Grandier was a popular preacher in Loudun. However, he was later accused of practicing witchcraft and causing the demonic possession of a group of nuns from the Ursuline convent. It is believed the jealousy of the rival preachers was behind the accusation.

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Cosimo II
(Duke of Tuscany)
Cosimo II
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pitti Palace, Florence, Italy
Died: February 28, 1621
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Sarmad Kashani
(Poet)
Sarmad Kashani
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Armenia
Died: 1661 AD
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Pope Clement X
(Pope)
Pope Clement X
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 13th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: July 22, 1676
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María de Zayas
(Spanish Dramatists and Playwrights)
María de Zayas
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 12th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1661 AD

María de Zayas was a Spanish author who was active during Spain's Golden Age of literature. Many modern critics consider her one of the pioneers of modern literary feminism. She highlighted the multiple issues faced by women through the female characters in her stories. She was a much-respected writer. Not much is known about her personal life. 

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Franz von Mercy
(General)
Franz von Mercy
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Longwy, France
Died: August 3, 1645
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Ustad Mansur
(Painter)
Ustad Mansur
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: India
Died: 1624 AD

Ustad Mansur was an Indian painter and court artist. He is best remembered for his work during the reign of Jahangir when he excelled at depicting animals and plants. He is also renowned for his depiction of the dodo and the Siberian crane.

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William Bradford
(Plymouth Colony governor)
William Bradford
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Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Austerfield, United Kingdom
Died: May 9, 1657
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John Ward
(Composer)
John Ward
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Listed In: Composers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Died: 1638 AD
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Théophile de Viau
(Poet)
Théophile de Viau
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Clairac, France
Died: September 25, 1626
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William Browne
(Poet)
William Browne
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Tavistock, England
Died: 1645 AD
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Theophilus Eaton
(Merchant)
Theophilus Eaton
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Stony Stratford, England
Died: January 7, 1658
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Boris Morozov
(Statesman)
Boris Morozov
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Russian
Died: November 1, 1661
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Mícheál Ó Cléirigh
(Chronicler)
Mícheál Ó Cléirigh
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: County Donegal, Ireland
Died: 1643 AD
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Richard Brome
(Dramatist)
Richard Brome
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Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: September 24, 1652
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William Sayle
(1st Governor of South Carolina)
William Sayle
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Bermuda
Died: 1671 AD
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Simon Vouet
(Former Painter who was immensely influential in introducing the Italian Baroque style of painting to France)
Simon Vouet
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 30, 1649
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Grigore Ureche
(Writer)
Grigore Ureche
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Moldavia
Died: 1647 AD
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Richard Zouch
(Judge)
Richard Zouch
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ansty, England
Died: March 1, 1661
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Émeric Crucé
(Author)
Émeric Crucé
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 6, 1648
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Arthur Aston
(Soldier)
Arthur Aston
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Cheshire, England
Died: September 11, 1649