Famous People Born In 1640

Discover the most famous people born in 1640. The list includes people like Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, Aphra Behn, Madame de Montespan, Man in the Iron Mask, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, royal family members, emperors & kings and political leaders born in 1640. This list includes people from England, France 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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 1 Man in the Iron Mask

Man in the Iron Mask.
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Famous As: Prisoner
Birthdate: 30th November
Died: November 19, 1703

 2 Philippe I, Duke of Orléans

Philippe I, Duke of Orléans.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Son of Louis XIII of France
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: June 9, 1701
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 3 Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor

Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor.
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: May 5, 1705

 4 Madame de Montespan

Madame de Montespan.
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Famous As: Maîtresse en titre of Louis XIV
Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lussac-les-Châteaux, France
Died: May 27, 1707
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 5 Aphra Behn

Aphra Behn.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Died: April 16, 1689

 6 Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland

Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland
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Famous As: Royal Mistress
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 9, 1709
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 7 Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester

Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Duke of Gloucester
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oatlands, England
Died: September 18, 1660
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 8 La Voisin

La Voisin
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Famous As: Fortune teller
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: France
Died: February 22, 1680

 9 William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: August 18, 1707

 10 Nicholas Barbon

Nicholas Barbon
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1698 AD

 11 Pu Songling

Pu Songling
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zibo, China
Died: February 25, 1715

 12 Gerard de Lairesse

Gerard de Lairesse
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter, Art historian
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liège
Died: July 28, 1711

 13 Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki

Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bilyi Kamin', Ukraine
Died: November 10, 1673

 14 Jacob Leisler

Jacob Leisler
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Famous As: Colonist
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: May 16, 1691

 15 Gaspar Sanz

Gaspar Sanz
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Guitarist
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Calanda, Bajo Aragón, Spain
Died: 1710 AD

 16 Armande Béjart

Armande Béjart
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: -
Died: November 30, 1700

 17 John Mayow

John Mayow
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Looe, England
Died: September 30, 1679

 18 Abraham Mignon

Abraham Mignon
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Listed In: Artists
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 27, 1679

 19 Antoine Coysevox

Antoine Coysevox
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: October 10, 1720

 20 Mariana Alcoforado

Mariana Alcoforado
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Famous As: Nun
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beja, Portugal
Died: July 28, 1723

 21 Thomas Doggett

Thomas Doggett
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 20, 1721

 22 Jean Bérain the Elder

Jean Bérain the Elder
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Famous As: Draughtsman
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-Mihiel, France
Died: January 24, 1711

 23 Claude Fleury

Claude Fleury
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 14, 1723

 24 Gerard Edelinck

Gerard Edelinck
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Listed In: Designers
Famous As: Engraver
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: April 2, 1707

 25 Edward Kynaston

Edward Kynaston
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: December 31, 1706