Famous People Born In 1596

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Discover the most famous people born in 1596. The list includes people like Pocahontas, René Déscartes, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Michael I of Russia, Frederick V, Elector Palatine and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, emperors & kings and theologians born in 1596. This list includes people from England, Netherlands and many more countries.
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René Déscartes
(French Philosopher, Mathematician and Inventor of ‘Analytic Geometry’)
René Déscartes
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Descartes, France
Died: February 11, 1650
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Pocahontas
(Native American)
Pocahontas
20
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Gloucester County, Virginia
Died: February 29, 1617
Michael I of Russia
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Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: July 12, 1645
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Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia
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Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace Buildings, Rosyth, Scotland
Died: February 13, 1662
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Emperor Go-Mizunoo
(Emperor , Sovereign)
Emperor Go-Mizunoo
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 29th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: September 11, 1680
Frederick V, Elector Palatine
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 26th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lauterhofen, Germany
Died: November 29, 1632
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Jan van Goyen
(Painter)
Jan van Goyen
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: April 27, 1656
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Constantijn Huygens
(Dutch Golden Age Poet and Composer)
Constantijn Huygens
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 4th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: March 28, 1687
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Petro Mohyla
(Theologian)
Petro Mohyla
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Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moldavia, Romania
Died: January 1, 1647
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Pietro da Cortona
(Former Baroque painter and architect)
Pietro da Cortona
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 1st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cortona, Italy
Died: May 16, 1669
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Johan Banér
(Swedish Field Marshal)
Johan Banér
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Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 23rd June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Djursholm, Sweden
Died: May 10, 1641
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Jacob van Campen
(Architect)
Jacob van Campen
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Birthdate: 2nd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Died: May 9, 1657
Ralph Hopton, 1st Baron Hopton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Witham, England
Died: August 31, 1652
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Jörg Jenatsch
(Political Leader)
Jörg Jenatsch
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Samedan, Switzerland
Died: January 24, 1639
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Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano
(Italian Military Commander Who Founded the House of Savoy's Carignano Branch)
Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano
1
Listed In: Military Leaders
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: January 22, 1656
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Thomas de Keyser
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: 1667 AD
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John Dury
(Minister)
John Dury
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: September 26, 1680
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Richard Mather
(Minister)
Richard Mather
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Lowton, England
Died: April 22, 1669
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Jean Bolland
(Priest)
Jean Bolland
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 18th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Herve, Belgium
Died: September 12, 1665
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Lucas Holstenius
(German Geographer, Historian and Librarian Best Known for His Annotated Editions of Geographical Works)
Lucas Holstenius
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Birthdate: 27th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: February 2, 1661
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James Shirley
(Dramatist)
James Shirley
1
Listed In: Playwrights
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 29, 1666