Born in 1607

Jan 10 Isaac Jogues a Jesuit priest, missionary and martyr who traveled and worked among the native populations in North America. He gave the original European name to Lake George, calling it Lac du Saint Sacrement, Lake of the Blessed Sacrament. In 1646, Jogues was martyred by the Mohawk at their village of Ossernenon, a site near present-day Auriesville, New York
Jan 31 James Stanley 7th Earl of Derby a supporter of the Royalist cause in the English Civil War. Before inheriting the title in 1642 he was known as Lord Strange. In the Isle of Man, as Lord of Mann, he was known as "Yn Stanlagh Mooar"
Mar 10 Thomas Wriothesley 4th Earl of Southampton a 17th-century English statesman, a staunch supporter of Charles II who would rise to the position of Lord High Treasurer after the English Restoration. His term as treasurer began concurrently with the assumption of power by the Clarendon Ministry, but his death would precede Lord Clarendon's impeachment from the House of Commons, after which the Cabal Ministry took over government
Mar 12 Paul Gerhardt a German hymn writer.
Mar 24 Michiel de Ruyter a Dutch admiral. He is the most famous and one of the most skilled admirals in Dutch history, most famous for his role in the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the 17th century. He fought the English and French and scored several major victories against them, the best known probably being the Raid on the Medway. The pious De Ruyter was very much loved by his sailors and soldiers; from them his most significant nickname derived: Bestevaêr
Jun 17 Lacuzon the name given to the Franc-Comtois leader Claude Prost.
Jun 24 Jean-Jacques Renouard de Villayer a member of the French Conseil d'État, which had been delegated special legal authorities by the absolutist reigning King Louis XIV.
Jul 10 Philippe Labbe a French Jesuit writer on historical, geographical and philological questions.
Jul 12 Jean Petitot a French-Swiss enamel painter.
Jul 13 Wenceslaus Hollar a Bohemian etcher, known in England as Wenceslaus or Wenceslas and in Germany as Wenzel Hollar. He was born in Prague, and died in London, being buried at St Margaret's Church, Westminster
Aug 15 Francis Ferdinand de Capillas a Spanish Dominican friar who went as a missionary to Asia. He died in China as a martyr. He was canonized by Pope John Paul II on October 1, 2000, as one of the 120 Martyrs of China
Sep 15 Archduke Charles of Austria (1607–1632) infante of Spain, the second son of Philip III of Spain and Margaret of Austria.
Sep 25 Dorothea of Anhalt-Zerbst a member of the House of Askanier and a princess of Anhalt-Zerbst and by marriage Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.
Oct 4 Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla a Spanish dramatist. The main pieces of Rojas Zorrilla are Del rey abajo ninguno and No hay padre siendo rey
Oct 24 Jan Lievens a Dutch painter, usually associated with Rembrandt, working in a similar style.
Oct 30 François de Beauvilliers 1st duc de Saint-Aignan a French military leader, administrator and man of letters. He was peer of France and a member of the Académie française
Nov 1 Georg Philipp Harsdorffer a Baroque-period German poet and translator.
Nov 6 Sigmund Theophil Staden an important early German composer.
Nov 17 Madeleine de Scudéry a French writer. She was the younger sister of author Georges de Scudéry
Nov 26 John Harvard (clergyman) an English minister in America, "a godly gentleman and a lover of learning", whose deathbed bequest to the "schoale or Colledge" recently undertaken by the Massachusetts Bay Colony was so gratefully received that it was consequently ordered "that the Colledge agreed upon formerly to bee built at Cambridg shalbee called Harvard Colledge."‍.
Dec 14 John Kemény (prince) a Hungarian aristocrat, writer and prince of Transylvania.