Born in 1567

Jan 6 Richard Burbage an English stage actor and theatre owner. He was the younger brother of Cuthbert Burbage. They were both actors in drama
Jan 12 Jan Szczęsny Herburt Polish-Ukrainian political writer, diplomat, poseł to the Sejm. Early supporter of kanclerz Jan Zamoyski, took part in many diplomatic missions. Later, supporter of the king Sigismund III Vasa and eventually his opponent, one of the leaders of rokosz of Zebrzydowski in 1607, imprisoned by royalists from 1607 to 1609. Author of many rokosz-related and anti-magnate treaties. Founder of the Kudryntsi Castle
Jan 25 Archduchess Margaret of Austria (1567–1633) a German princess member of the House of Habsburg.
Feb 12 Thomas Campion an English composer, poet, and physician. He wrote over a hundred lute songs, masques for dancing, and an authoritative technical treatise on music
Feb 24 Jindrich Matyas Thurn a Bohemian nobleman, one of leaders of Protestant revolt against Emperor Ferdinand II and in events that led to the Thirty Years War, and in the end a military leader and diplomat in Swedish service, who eventually resided in Swedish Estonia.
Feb 28 Eleanor de' Medici a daughter of Francesco I de' Medici and Joanna of Austria, daughter of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Anna of Bohemia and Hungary. She was a family member of the famous House of Medici and the sister of Marie de' Medici the Queen of France. By marriage she was Duchess consort of Mantua
Mar 3 Jacob van Heemskerk a Dutch explorer and later admiral commanding the Dutch fleet at the Battle of Gibraltar.
May 9 John George I Prince of Anhalt-Dessau a German prince of the House of Ascania. From 1586 to 1603 he ruled the unified principality of Anhalt jointly with his brothers. After the partition of the principality in 1603, he ruled the principality of Anhalt-Dessau from 1603 to 1618
May 13 Don Giovanni de' Medici an Italian military commander, diplomat and architect.
May 15 Claudio Monteverdi an Italian composer, gambist, singer and Roman Catholic priest.
Aug 21 Francis de Sales C.O., O.M., O.F.M. Cap. was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. He became noted for his deep faith and his gentle approach to the religious divisions in his land resulting from the Protestant Reformation. He is known also for his writings on the topic of spiritual direction and spiritual formation, particularly the Introduction to the Devout Life and the Treatise on the Love of God
Sep 2 György Thurzó the Palatine of Hungary between.
Sep 5 Date Masamune a regional strongman of Japan's Azuchi-Momoyama period through early Edo period. Heir to a long line of powerful daimyo in the Tōhoku region, he went on to found the modern-day city of Sendai. An outstanding tactician, he was made all the more iconic for his missing eye, and Date was often called dokuganryū , or the "one-eyed dragon"
Oct 10 Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain a Duchess consort of Savoy by marriage to Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy: she also served as Regent of Savoy several times during the absence of her spouse. She was the youngest surviving daughter of Philip II of Spain and Elisabeth of Valois; she was also the sister of Isabella Clara Eugenia, Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands
Nov 1 Diego Sarmiento de Acuña 1st Count of Gondomar a Spanish diplomat, the Spanish ambassador to England in 1613 to 1622 and afterwards, as a kind of ambassador emeritus, Spain's leading expert on English affairs until his death.
Nov 7 Margherita Farnese a daughter of Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma and Infanta Maria of Guimarães. She was named after her father's mother Margaret of Parma, natural daughter of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor
Nov 14 Maurice Prince of Orange sovereign Prince of Orange from 1618, on the death of his eldest half brother, Philip William, Prince of Orange. Maurice was stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands from earliest 1585 until his death in 1625
Nov 16 Anna of Saxony (1567–1613) a German noblewoman member of the House of Wettin and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Eisenach.
Nov 21 Anne de Xainctonge the founder of the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin and has been declared a Venerable by the Roman Catholic Church.
Dec 15 Christoph Demantius a German composer, music theorist, writer and poet. He was an exact contemporary of Monteverdi, and represented a transitional phase in German Lutheran music from the polyphonic Renaissance style to the early Baroque
Dec 18 Cornelius a Lapide a Flemish Jesuit and exegete.