Famous People Who Died In 1643

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1643. This list includes people like Claudio Monteverdi, Louis XIII of France, Anne Hutchinson, Hong Taiji, John Pym and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, poets and noblemen who died in 1643. This list includes people from England, Italy and many more countries.
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Louis XIII of France
(Former King of France (1610 – 1643))
Louis XIII of France
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Birthdate: September 27, 1601
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Château de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, France
Died: May 14

Louis XIII of France reigned as the King of France between 1610 and 1643. He is best remembered for saving the kingdom from the mismanagement of his mother Marie de' Medici, who was exiled by a 16-year-old Louis XIII. He is also credited with popularizing wigs among men, which had not been fashionable since antiquity.

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Anne Hutchinson
(Puritan Religious Reformer, Spiritual Advisor and One of the Most Infamous English Women in Colonial American History)
Anne Hutchinson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1591
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alford, United Kingdom
Died: August 20

Anne Hutchinson was a Puritan religious reformer, spiritual advisor, and a prominent participant in the Free Grace Controversy, which shook the Massachusetts Bay Colony between 1636 and 1638. Anne Hutchinson is an important figure in the history of women in ministry and the history of religious freedom in the Thirteen British Colonies.

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Claudio Monteverdi
(Composer, String player and Choirmaster Who Was a Pioneer in the Development of Opera)
Claudio Monteverdi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 9, 1567
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cremona, Italy
Died: November 29

Claudio Monteverdi was an Italian string player, composer, choirmaster, and priest. His pioneering work in the development of opera and his letters, which gives an insight into the life of Italian musicians from the era, makes him a significant historical figure. He is also considered an important transitional figure between the two important periods of music history, Renaissance and Baroque. 

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Hong Taiji
(Emperor of the Qing dynasty)
Hong Taiji
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Birthdate: November 28, 1592
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchuria, China
Died: September 21

Hong Taiji reigned as the khan of the Later Jin from 1626 to 1636. He is credited with establishing the Qing dynasty and reigned as its emperor from 1636 to 1643. He also played a major role in consolidating the empire founded by his father Nurhaci. Over the years, Hong Taiji has been portrayed in many TV series and films.

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Henry Spencer, 1st earl of Sunderland
(English Cavalier)
Henry Spencer, 1st earl of Sunderland
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 23, 1620
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Althorp
Died: September 20
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Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork
(Politician)
Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1566
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canterbury, England
Died: September 15
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Benedetto Castelli
(Mathematician)
Benedetto Castelli
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1578 AD
Birthplace: Brescia, Italy
Died: April 9

Benedetto Castelli, a Benedictine priest and a student of Galileo, later became a math professor at the University of Pisa. His On the Measurement of Water Currents is considered a fundamental work in hydraulics. He was the first to work on the principle of the barometer and sustained vacuum.

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Girolamo Frescobaldi
(Musician)
Girolamo Frescobaldi
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1583
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ferrara, Italy
Died: March 1
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Simon Episcopius
(Dutch Theologian)
Simon Episcopius
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Birthdate: January 8, 1583
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: April 4

Simon Episcopius was a Dutch Remonstrant and theologian who played an important role at the Synod of Dort, an international Synod held by the Dutch Reformed Church in Dordrecht in 1618. A fierce supporter of the Arminian cause, Episcopius is credited with developing and systematizing the principles enunciated by Arminius.  

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Marco da Gagliano
(Composer)
Marco da Gagliano
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 1, 1582
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: February 25
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John Pym
(Member of Parliament)
John Pym
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 20, 1584
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bridgwater, England
Died: December 8
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John Hampden
(Political leader)
John Hampden
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1595
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 18
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William Cartwright
(British writer)
William Cartwright
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 1, 1611
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northway, England
Died: November 29
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John Bainbridge
(Astronomer)
John Bainbridge
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1582 AD
Birthplace: Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England
Died: November 3
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Giovanni Baglione
(Italian Painter and Art Historian)
Giovanni Baglione
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Birthdate: 1566 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: December 30
Giovanni Baglione was an Italian painter and art historian. He mainly painted religious and mythological subjects. Baglione is also remembered for his impressive collection of biographies of other artists and painters. Giovanni Baglione is perhaps best remembered for his acrimonious and controversial relationship with Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.
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Jonas Bronck
(Immigrant to the Dutch colony of New Netherland after whom the Bronx River, and by extension, the county and New York City)
Jonas Bronck
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1600 AD
Birthplace: Sweden
Died: 1643 AD
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François Duquesnoy
(Flemish Baroque Sculptor)
François Duquesnoy
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Birthdate: January 12, 1597
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: July 18

François Duquesnoy was a Flemish Baroque sculptor who is credited with designing and sculpting many iconic statues like the Saint Susanna in Rome and Saint Andrew in Vatican City. François Duquesnoy, who spent much of his time in Rome, is also credited with teaching many future sculptors like Artus Quellinus and François Dieussart.

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Mícheál Ó Cléirigh
(Chronicler)
Mícheál Ó Cléirigh
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1590 AD
Birthplace: County Donegal, Ireland
Died: 1643 AD
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Jean du Vergier de Hauranne
(Priest)
Jean du Vergier de Hauranne
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1581 AD
Birthplace: Bayonne, France
Died: October 11
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Sidney Godolphin
(Poet)
Sidney Godolphin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1610 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: February 9
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Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount of Falkland
(Noble)
Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount of Falkland
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1610 AD
Birthplace: Burford Priory, England
Died: September 20
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Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton
(Politician)
Spencer Compton, 2nd Earl of Northampton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1601
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: March 19
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Sir William Monson
(Naval officer)
Sir William Monson
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1569 AD
Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England
Died: January 31
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Pedro de Oña
(First Known Poet Born in Chile Best Known for His Epic Poem ‘Primera parte de Arauco domado’)
Pedro de Oña
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1570 AD
Birthplace: Los Confines, Chile
Died: 1643 AD

Regarded as the first-known poet born in Chile, Pedro de Oña gained-attention and is best-remembered for his verse epic-poem Primera parte de Arauco domado. He wrote it in rhymed couplets, praising military deeds of his patron Hurtado de Mendoza. Other notable works of de Oña includes El Vasauro, Temblor de Lima de 1609 and the sacred epic Ignacio de Cantabria.