Famous People Born In 1640

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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.
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Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(Son of Louis Xiii of France and His Wife Anne of Austria)
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: June 9, 1701
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Aphra Behn
(Playwright)
Aphra Behn
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 10th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Died: April 16, 1689
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Madame de Montespan
(Maîtresse en titre of Louis XIV)
Madame de Montespan
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Birthdate: 5th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lussac-les-Châteaux, France
Died: May 27, 1707
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Man in the Iron Mask
(Unidentified Prisoner of State Arrested Under the Name 'Eustache Dauger' During Louis XIV of France's Reign)
Man in the Iron Mask
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Birthdate: 30th November
Died: November 19, 1703
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Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor)
Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 5, 1705
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Devonshire
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 25th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: August 18, 1707
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Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bilyi Kamin', Ukraine
Died: November 10, 1673
Barbara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland
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Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 9, 1709
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Nicholas Barbon
(British Economist, Financial Speculator and One of the First Proponents of the Free Market)
Nicholas Barbon
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1698 AD
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Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 8th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oatlands, England
Died: September 18, 1660
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Gaspar Sanz
(Composer, Guitarist)
Gaspar Sanz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Calanda, Bajo Aragón, Spain
Died: 1710 AD
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Armande Béjart
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: -
Died: November 30, 1700
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Pu Songling
(Writer)
Pu Songling
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Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zibo, China
Died: February 25, 1715
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Thomas Doggett
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: September 20, 1721
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John Mayow
(British Chemist and Physiologist Best Known for Conducting Early Research Into Respiration and the Nature of Air)
John Mayow
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Looe, England
Died: September 30, 1679
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Abraham Mignon
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 21st June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 27, 1679
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Antoine Coysevox
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Birthdate: 29th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: October 10, 1720
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Edward Kynaston
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: England
Died: December 31, 1706
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La Voisin
(French Fortune Teller, Sorceress and Head of the Organization that Carried Out Mass Murders Under 'Affaire des poisons')
La Voisin
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: France
Died: February 22, 1680
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Gerard de Lairesse
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Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: July 28, 1711
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Jean Bérain the Elder
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Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-Mihiel, France
Died: January 24, 1711
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Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki
(Diplomat, nobleman)
Jerzy Franciszek Kulczycki
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Kul'chytsi, Ukraine
Died: February 19, 1694
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Claude Fleury
(Historian)
Claude Fleury
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Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 14, 1723
William O'Brien, 2nd Earl of Inchiquin
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Listed In: Noblemen
Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Irish
Died: January 16, 1692
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Gerard Edelinck
(Engraver)
Gerard Edelinck
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Listed In: Designers
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Died: April 2, 1707
Mariana Alcoforado
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Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beja, Portugal
Died: July 28, 1723
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Jacob Leisler
(Colonist)
Jacob Leisler
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: May 16, 1691
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Robert Hubert
(Watchmaker)
Robert Hubert
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Birthdate: 30th November
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: October 27, 1666