Famous People Who Died In 1652

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1652. This list includes people like John Cotton, Inigo Jones, Jusepe de Ribera, Georges de La Tour, Gregorio Allegri and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, composers and noblemen who died in 1652. This list includes people from England, Netherlands, Italy & France and many more countries.
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Artemisia Gentileschi
(One of the Most Progressive and Expressive Painters of Her Generation)
Artemisia Gentileschi
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Birthdate: July 8, 1593
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1652 AD
Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi was a prominent artist of the 17th century. She was the first female member of the Accademia di Arte del Disegno and was known for her depiction of the female form. She was raped by painter Agostino Tassi and participated in a 7-month trial.
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Gregorio Allegri
(A Roman Catholic Priest and a Celebrated Composer)
Gregorio Allegri
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1582 AD
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: February 17

Apart from being a Catholic priest, Gregorio Allegri was also a talented composer. He was associated with the Vatican’s Papal Choir throughout his life. One of his most-loved compositions, Miserere mei, Deus, is said to have inspired a teenaged Mozart to create his own version of the track.

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Georges de La Tour
(Painter)
Georges de La Tour
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Birthdate: March 13, 1593
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vic-sur-Seille
Died: January 30
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Inigo Jones
(First Significant Architect in England and Wales)
Inigo Jones
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: July 15, 1573
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 21

Inigo Jones was a British architect who played an important role in the early modern period. Regarded as England's first significant architect in the said period, Jones was the first person to make use of Vitruvian rules of symmetry and proportion in his buildings. He was also the first architect to introduce the architecture of the Italian Renaissance to Britain.

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John Cotton
(Theologian & Preacher)
John Cotton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1585
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Derbyshire, England
Died: December 23
John Cotton was a clergyman in the American and England colonies. He was widely regarded as the greatest theologian and minister of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. A prolific writer, John Cotton is credited with writing the first known children's book by an American, Spiritual Milk for Boston Babes.
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Jusepe de Ribera
(Spanish Tenebrist Painter Known for His Depictions of Religious and Mythological Subjects)
Jusepe de Ribera
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Birthdate: January 12, 1591
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Xàtiva, Spain
Died: September 2

Jusepe de Ribera was a Spanish-Valencian Tenebrist painter and printmaker. He was also called Lo Spagnoletto ("the Little Spaniard") by his contemporaries. Little is known about his early life, though it is believed he studied at the Academy of Saint Luke. He spent several years of his career in Italy and was a leading painter in Naples.

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Jacob Pontusson, count de la Gardie
(Swedish Statesman and one of the Five Regents Who Jointly Ruled Sweden During the Minority of Queen Christina)
Jacob Pontusson, count de la Gardie
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 20, 1583
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: August 21

Jacob Pontusson, Count De la Gardie was a statesman of the Swedish Empire. He is best remembered for commanding the Swedish forces against the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in Russia. He was also among the five regents who ruled Sweden during the minority reign of Queen Christina.

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Pietro della Valle
(Italian Composer and Musicologist of the Renaissance Period)
Pietro della Valle
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1586
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: April 21

Italian traveler Pietro della Valle, known for his voyages to India and Persia, was also a talented musicologist and composer. In Baghdad, he married a Syrian Christian woman, who died in Persia. He later also touched Surat and Calicut in India. His three-volume treatise on his travels focuses on Turkey, Persia, and India.

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Charles Amadeus, Duke of Nemours
(Duke)
Charles Amadeus, Duke of Nemours
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 12, 1624
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 30
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John Byron, 1st Baron Byron
(Politician)
John Byron, 1st Baron Byron
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1599 AD
Birthplace: Newstead Village, England
Died: August 23
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Chen Hongshou
(Chinese Painter)
Chen Hongshou
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Birthdate: 1598 AD
Birthplace: Shangqiu, China
Died: 1652 AD
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Ralph Hopton, 1st Baron Hopton
(Politician)
Ralph Hopton, 1st Baron Hopton
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1596
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Witham, England
Died: August 31
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Nathaniel Ward
(Clergyman)
Nathaniel Ward
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1578 AD
Birthplace: Haverhill, England
Died: September 30
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Sebastián López de Arteaga
(Painter)
Sebastián López de Arteaga
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Birthdate: March 15, 1610
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sevilla, Spain
Died: 1652 AD

Spanish-born painter Sebastián López de Arteaga was the pioneer of tenebrism in Mexican Baroque painting. He also used the chiaroscuro form. He had been the notary of the Holy Office of the Inquisition and is remembered for his masterpieces such as Incredulity of St. Thomas and Marriage of the Virgin.

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John Greaves
(Mathematician, astronomer, and antiquary)
John Greaves
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1602 AD
Birthplace: Colemore, United Kingdom
Died: October 8
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Joseph Taylor
(Actor)
Joseph Taylor
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Birthplace: England
Died: November 4
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Francis Cottington, 1st Baron Cottington
(Political leader)
Francis Cottington, 1st Baron Cottington
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1579 AD
Birthplace: Pitcombe, England
Died: 1652 AD
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Benjamin Gerritsz Cuyp
(Painter)
Benjamin Gerritsz Cuyp
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Birthdate: 1612
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
Died: August 28
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Richard Brome
(Dramatist)
Richard Brome
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1590 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: September 24
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Jacob Gerritsz. Cuyp
(Painter)
Jacob Gerritsz. Cuyp
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Birthdate: 1594
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dordrecht, Netherlands
Died: 1652 AD
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Jan Dirksz Both
(Painter)
Jan Dirksz Both
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Birthdate: 1610 AD
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Died: August 9
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Léon Bouthillier, comte de Chavigny
(Foreign Minister)
Léon Bouthillier, comte de Chavigny
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 28, 1608
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 11