Famous People Born In 1630

Discover the most famous people born in 1630. The list includes people like Shivaji, Sophia of Hanover, Guru Har Rai, Charles II, Stenka Razin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, educators, emperors & kings and spiritual & religious leaders born in 1630. This list includes people from England, France, Germany and many more countries.
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Charles II
(King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1660 to 1685)
Charles II
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 29th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St James's Palace, London, England
Died: February 6, 1685
Charles II, son of King Charles I of England, ruled England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1660 to 1685. He was initially defeated by Oliver Cromwell and forced to go into exile, but returned to England after Cromwell’s death. He introduced the Clarendon Code and later sided with the Tories.
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
(Founder of the Maratha Kingdom of India)
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Maharashtra, India
Died: April 3, 1680

Shivaji was an Indian warrior-king. He is credited with founding the Maratha Empire, which became a force to reckon with during the 18th century. He is also credited with creating his own navy. Considered one of the most important Indian kings and a hero of the Hindus, Shivaji's life and work have inspired several works of art, including films.

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Sophia of Hanover
(Former Electress Consort of Hanover (1692 - 1698))
Sophia of Hanover
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Birthdate: 14th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: June 8, 1714
Sophia of Hanover was the Electress of Hanover, through her marriage to Ernest Augustus. After a long conflict regarding the succession of the throne of England, she died just 2 months before she could become the queen. An art connoisseur, she played a crucial role in creating the Herrenhausen Gardens
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Job Charnock
(Official)
Job Charnock
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 10, 1693
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Guru Har Rai
(Sikh Guru)
Guru Har Rai
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Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kiratpur, Punjab, India
Died: October 6, 1661
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Eleonora Gonzaga
(Princess)
Eleonora Gonzaga
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Birthdate: 18th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mantua, Italy
Died: December 6, 1686
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Stenka Razin
Stenka Razin
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Listed In: Social Activists
Birthdate: 30th November
Died: June 16, 1671

Stenka Razin was a Cossack leader best remembered for leading a major revolt against the tsarist bureaucracy that ruled southern Russia in the 1670s. His objective was to preserve the independence of the Cossacks. Razin's movement turned political and he became a popular symbol of peasant unrest in Russia. Although his movement failed, Razin became a cultural icon in Russia.

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Isaac Barrow
(Mathematician)
Isaac Barrow
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Listed In: Mathematicians
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London
Died: May 4, 1677
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Pierre Daniel Huet
(French Scholar, Churchman, and Editor of the Delphin Classics)
Pierre Daniel Huet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Caen, France
Died: January 26, 1721
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Caius Gabriel Cibber
(Danish Sculptor Known for His Baroque Architectural and Garden Sculpture)
Caius Gabriel Cibber
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Listed In: Sculptors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Flensburg, Germany
Died: 1700 AD

Caius Gabriel Cibber was a Danish sculptor who achieved popularity in England. Many of his works, including the statue of Charles II, are on public display in London. He is best remembered for his two lifelike human statues entitled Raving Madness and Melancholy for the gates of Bethlem Royal Hospital. He is also known as the father of Colley Cibber. 

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John Banister
(Musician)
John Banister
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 3, 1679
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Popé
(Tewa Religious leader)
Popé
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico, United States
Died: 1688 AD

Popé was a Tewa religious leader best remembered for leading the Pueblo Revolt against Spanish colonial rule in 1680. The revolt led by him was successful as the Pueblo managed to keep the colonists out of the territory for 12 years. In 2005, Popé was honored with a statue at the National Statuary Hall.

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Josiah Child
(Former Governor of the East India Company)
Josiah Child
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 22, 1699

Born to a merchant in London, Josiah Child initially worked as a food supplier for the navy. He then rose from being a stockholder of the East India Company to its director and, finally, its governor. A prominent mercantilist, he focused on international trade policies and tax reforms.

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Richard Talbot, 1st Earl of Tyrconnell
(Soldier)
Richard Talbot, 1st Earl of Tyrconnell
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Listed In: Soldiers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Ireland
Died: August 14, 1691
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Charles Cotton
(Poet)
Charles Cotton
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Listed In: Poets
Birthdate: 28th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alstonefield, England
Died: February 16, 1687
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Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh
(Statesman)
Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron Clifford of Chudleigh
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Birthdate: 1st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ugbrooke, England
Died: October 17, 1673
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Kaibara Ekken
(Japanese Philosopher and Botanist Who Translated the Intricate Writings of Neo-Confucianism into Colloquial Japanese)
Kaibara Ekken
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Listed In: Philosophers
Birthdate: 17th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
Died: October 5, 1714

Kaibara Ekken was a Japanese philosopher and botanist. He is best remembered for translating the intricate writings of Neo-Confucianism into colloquial Japanese. A popular botanist, Kaibara Ekken is also credited with advancing the study of botany in Japan. One of his most influential works is Yamato honzō, a pioneering study of Japanese plants.

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Jean Richer
(French Astronomer)
Jean Richer
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Listed In: Astronomers
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: France
Died: 1696 AD

Known for his celestial observations and experiments carried out in Cayenne, Jean Richer was a French astronomer, whose works brought about a revolution in the field of astronomy, helping to determine the distances between Earth and Mars, and between Earth and Sun. In addition, they also established that the Earth is actually an oblate spheroid, not sphere, as was believed.

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Hennig Brand
(German Alchemist Who Discovered the Chemical Element 'Phosphorus')
Hennig Brand
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1710 AD

Apart from being an army officer and a physician, Hennig Brand was also an alchemist who was constantly looking for the mythical philosopher’s stone. His research led him to discover phosphorus by accident, which he kept a secret, though it was later formally discovered by Robert Boyle from England.

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Étienne Baluze
(Scholar)
Étienne Baluze
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 24th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tulle, France
Died: July 28, 1718
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Ganga Zumba
(First leader of the massive runaway slave settlement of Quilombo dos Palmares)
Ganga Zumba
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kingdom of Kongo
Died: 1678 AD
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Johann von Löwenstern-Kunckel
(Chemist)
Johann von Löwenstern-Kunckel
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Listed In: Chemists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Hütten, Germany
Died: March 20, 1703
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Josefa de Obidos
(Former prolific Baroque artist in Portugal)
Josefa de Obidos
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: July 22, 1684
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Ibrahim Iskandar I
(King)
Ibrahim Iskandar I
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Maldives
Died: 1687 AD
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Ludolf Backhuysen
(Painter)
Ludolf Backhuysen
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 28th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Emden, Germany
Died: November 7, 1708
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Lucy Walter
(Mistress of Charles II)
Lucy Walter
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Roch Castle, Wales
Died: 1658 AD
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Bernard Smith
(Organ maker)
Bernard Smith
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 1708 AD
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Louis Béjart
(Actor)
Louis Béjart
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 13, 1678
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Sumiyoshi Gukei
(Japanese painter)
Sumiyoshi Gukei
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kyōto, Japan
Died: April 25, 1705

Born into well-known Tosha family and raised in the traditional Yamato-e background, Sumiyoshi Gukei is considered to be the actual founder of the Sumiyoshi School of painting. He also helped to make Yamato-e popular in Edo and became the first official painter of the ruling Tokugawa shogunate, creating many astounding paintings such as the Scenes of Kyōto and Its Environs.