Born in 1595

Jan 26 Antonio Maria Abbatini an Italian composer, active mainly in Rome.
Feb 24 Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski Europe's most prominent Latin poet of the 17th century, and a renowned theoretician of poetics.
Mar 19 Carlo de' Medici (cardinal) the son of Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and Christina of Lorraine. Born in Florence, he had a successful career in the Church, rising to become Cardinal Bishop of Ostia and Dean of the College of Cardinals
Mar 21 Ferdinando Ughelli an Italian Cistercian monk and church historian.
Apr 5 John Wilson (composer) an English composer, lutenist and teacher. Born in Faversham, Kent, he moved to London by 1614, where he succeeded Robert Johnson as principal composer for the King's Men, and entered the King's Musick in 1635 as a lutenist. He received the degree of D.Mus from Oxford in 1644, and he was professor of music there from 1656 to 1661. Following the Restoration, he joined the Chapel Royal in 1662. He died at Westminster
Apr 6 Pieter de Molijn a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver born in England.
Apr 6 Henri II d'Orléans Duke of Longueville a major figure in the civil war of France, the Fronde, and served as governor of Picardy, then of Normandy.
Apr 24 Ştefan Răzvan a Voivode of Moldavia of Romani descent from the historical Romanian state of Wallachia.
Jun 9 Władysław IV Vasa a Polish and Swedish prince from the House of Vasa. He reigned as King of Poland from 8 November 1632 to his death in 1648
Jun 10 Aegidius Gelenius one of the most respected Cologne historians of his time. He had also at his disposal some Roman age sources that are not in existence today
Jun 13 Jan Marek Marci a Bohemian doctor and scientist, rector of the University of Prague, and official physician to the Holy Roman Emperors. The crater Marci on the far side of the Moon is named after him
Jul 1 Albrycht Stanisław Radziwiłł a Polish-Lithuanian szlachcic, a Reichfürst and a politician from Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He served as the Lesser Lithuanian Chancellor from 1619, the Grand Chancellor of Lithuania and Starosta of Vilnius from 1623, was a member of the powerful Radziwiłł family, last of the Ołyka line, fourth to bear the name of Albert. During his life he was the influential politician. He was Catholic and staunch supporter of Counter-Reformation and enemy of Protestants
Jul 5 Guru Hargobind Har Gobind, also Saccha Padshah. According to another tradition, he was born on 5 July 1595. He was the sixth of the Sikh gurus and became Guru on 25 May 1606 following in the footsteps of his father Guru Arjan Dev. He was not, perhaps, more than eleven at his father's execution. Though he waged war against Muslims atrocities all his life, he died peacefully at the age of 48. Most of the historians of Mughal India look at it simplistically from a political angle but the war by several Sikh Gurus against Mughals and their killing by Muslims is a long series of widespread systematic religious persecutions that Hindus and Sikhs suffered at the hands of Muslims Before ascension, he nominated Guru Har Rai, his grandson as the next Guru of the Sikhs
Aug 31 Georges Fournier (Jesuit) a French Jesuit priest, geographer and mathematician.
Nov 13 George William Elector of Brandenburg margrave and elector of Brandenburg and duke of Prussia from 1619 until his death. His reign was marked by ineffective governance during the Thirty Years' War. He was the father of Frederick William, the "Great Elector"
Dec 4 Jean Chapelain a French poet and critic during the Grand Siècle, best known for his role as an organizer and founding member of the Académie française. Chapelain acquired considerable prestige as a literary critic, but his own major work, an epic poem about Joan of Arc called "La Pucelle," was lampooned by his contemporary Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
Dec 5 Henry Lawes an English musician and composer.
Dec 15 Jerzy Ossoliński a Polish nobleman , Crown Court Treasurer from 1632, governor of Sandomierz from 1636, Reichsfürst since 1634, Crown Deputy Chancellor from 1639, Great Crown Chancellor from 1643, sheriff of Bydgoszcz , Lubomel , Puck and Bolim , magnate, politician and diplomat. Famous for being extensively educated, he was a skillful politician and a persuasive public speaker