Famous People Who Died In 1679

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1679. This list includes people like Thomas Hobbes, Jan Steen, John of Austria the Younger, Ferdinand Maria, Praise-God Barebone and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include emperors & kings, royal family members, empresses & queens and poets who died in 1679. This list includes people from France, Germany, England and many more countries.
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Thomas Hobbes
(English Philosopher and One of the Founders of Modern Political Philosophy)
Thomas Hobbes
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 5, 1588
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westport, Wiltshire, England
Died: December 4
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Jan Steen
(Golden Age painter)
Jan Steen
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Birthdate: August 21, 1626
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: February 3
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Praise-God Barebone
(Best Known for Giving His Name to the Barebone's Parliament of the English Commonwealth of 1653)
Praise-God Barebone
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1598 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: 1679 AD
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Giovanni Alfonso Borelli
(Physicist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Historian of mathematics, Entomologist)
Giovanni Alfonso Borelli
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 28, 1608
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Naples
Died: December 31
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Ferdinand Maria
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Birthdate: October 31, 1636
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: May 26
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John Maurice, Prince of Nassau-Siegen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 17, 1604
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dillenburg, Germany
Died: December 20
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Jean Marot
(Architect)
Jean Marot
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: 1619 AD
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 15
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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: May 24, 1640
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Looe, England
Died: September 30
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Marie de Rohan
(Courtier)
Marie de Rohan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1600
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 12
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Abraham Mignon
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Birthdate: June 21, 1640
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 27
Anne Geneviève de Bourbon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 28, 1619
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Château of Vincennes, Vincennes, France
Died: April 5
Jean François Paul de Gondi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1613
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montmirail, France
Died: August 24
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Antoine Lepautre
(Architect)
Antoine Lepautre
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 15, 1621
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: France
Died: 1679 AD
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Joost van den Vondel
(Dutch Author of Christian Poetry and Verse Dramas)
Joost van den Vondel
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1587
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: February 5
Roger Boyle, 1st earl of Orrery
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 25, 1621
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lismore, Ireland
Died: October 16
Christian Hofmann von Hofmannswaldau
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 25, 1616
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 18
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John Banister
(Musician)
John Banister
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1630 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 3
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John of Austria the Younger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 7, 1629
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 17
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Sultan bin Saif
(Imam of Oman (1649-1679))
Sultan bin Saif
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Oman
Died: 1679 AD
Sir Thomas Morgan, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1604 AD
Birthplace: Wales, United Kingdom
Died: April 13
Luise Marie of the Palatinate
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Birthdate: July 23, 1647
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 11