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Historical Events In 1616

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Nov 20   Bishop Richelieu becomes French minister of Foreign affairs/War in the year 1616.  

Nov 23   John Wallis, English mathematician/cryptographer (product of Wallis) on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history diogo do Couto, Portuguese historian/archivist of Goa, dies at 74  

Dec 21   On this day in history pietro Andrea Ziani, composer  

Dec 31   On this day in history jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31  

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Famous Birthdays In 1616

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic/French religious fanatic  

Jan 16   François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1616 birth of william Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)  

Feb 19   Jacques de Saint-Luc, composer was born in the year 1616.  

Feb 28   Kaspar Forster, composer was born in the year 1616.  

Mar 06   In the year 1616 birth of malachias Siebenhaar, composer  

Mar 29   On this day in history birth of johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer  

May 19   In the year 1616 birth of johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

Famous Deaths In 1616

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1616 death of philip Henslowe, English theatrical entrepreneur (bc. 1550)  

Feb 12   In the year 1616 john Drusius, of Driesschen, Flemish Hebraist, dies at 65  

Mar 06   On this day in history francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)  

Apr 23   In the year 1616 miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish writer (Don Quixote), dies at 69  

Jun 01   Tokugawa Ieyasu (b. 1543) died in the year 1616.  

Jun 12   In the year 1616 cornelis F Schuyt, Dutch organist/composer (Madrigalen), dies  

Jul 20   Hugh O'Neill, 3rd Earl of Tyrone, Irish soldier died on this day in history.  

Jul 25   In the year 1616 andreas Libavius, German alchemist, dies  

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