Died in 1632

Jan 29 Jan Porcellis a Dutch marine artist.
Jan 31 Jost Bürgi a Swiss clockmaker, a maker of astronomical instruments and a mathematician.
Feb 7 Margherita Gonzaga Duchess of Lorraine Duchess of Lorraine from 1606 until her husband's death in 1624.
Feb 23 Giambattista Basile a Neapolitan poet, courtier, and fairy tale collector.
Mar 14 Tokugawa Hidetada the second shogun of the Tokugawa dynasty, who ruled from 1605 until his abdication in 1623. He was the third son of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate
Mar 15 Maurice Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel the Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel in the Holy Roman Empire from 1592 to 1627.
Apr 15 George Calvert 1st Baron Baltimore an English politician and colonizer. He achieved domestic political success as a Member of Parliament and later Secretary of State under King James He lost much of his political power after his support for a failed marriage alliance between Prince Charles and the Spanish House of Habsburg royal family. Rather than continue in politics, he resigned all of his political offices in 1625 except for his position on the Privy Council and declared his Catholicism publicly. He was created Baron Baltimore in the Irish peerage upon his resignation. Baltimore Manor was located in County Longford, Ireland
Apr 30 Johann Tserclaes Count of Tilly commanded the Catholic League's forces in the Thirty Years' War. He had a string of important victories against the Protestants but was then defeated by forces led by the King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden. Along with Duke Albrecht von Wallenstein of Friedland and Mecklenburg, he was one of two chief commanders of the Holy Roman Empire’s forces in the first half of the war
Apr 30 Sigismund III Vasa King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, a monarch of the united Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1587 to 1632, and King of Sweden from 1592 until he was deposed in 1599. He was the son of King John III of Sweden and his first wife, Catherine Jagellonica of Poland
May 24 Robert Hues an English mathematician and geographer. He attended Mary Hall at Oxford, and graduated in 1578. Hues became interested in geography and mathematics, and studied navigation at a school set up by Walter Raleigh. During a trip to Newfoundland, he made observations which caused him to doubt the accepted published values for variations of the compass. Between 1586 and 1588, Hues travelled with Thomas Cavendish on a circumnavigation of the globe, performing astronomical observations and taking the latitudes of places they visited. Beginning in August 1591, Hues and Cavendish again set out on another circumnavigation of the globe. During the voyage, Hues made astronomical observations in the South Atlantic, and continued his observations of the variation of the compass at various latitudes and at the Equator. Cavendish died on the journey in 1592, and Hues returned to England the following year
May 25 Adam Tanner (mathematician) an Austrian Jesuit professor of mathematics and philosophy.
Jun 22 James Whitelocke an English judge and politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1610 and 1622.
Jul 17 Hendrick van Balen a Flemish Baroque painter and stained glass designer.
Jul 30 Archduke Charles of Austria (1607–1632) infante of Spain, the second son of Philip III of Spain and Margaret of Austria.
Aug 19 Valentin de Boulogne a French painter in the tenebrist style.
Aug 25 Thomas Dekker (writer) an English Elizabethan dramatist and pamphleteer, a versatile and prolific writer whose career spanned several decades and brought him into contact with many of the period's most famous dramatists.
Sep 4 Hessel Gerritsz a Dutch engraver, cartographer and publisher. Despite strong competition, he is considered by some “unquestionably the chief Dutch cartographer of the 17th century”
Sep 13 Leopold V Archduke of Austria the son of Archduke Archduke Charles II of Inner Austria, and the younger brother of Emperor Ferdinand II, father of Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Further Austria. He was Bishop of Passau and Strasbourg and Archduke of Further Austria including Tirol
Oct 12 Kutsuki Mototsuna a samurai commander in Azuchi-Momoyama period and Edo period. His father was Kutsuki Harutsuna. The Kutsuki were a powerful clan at Kutsuki-tani , Takasima-gori, Ōmi Province
Oct 14 Francis II Duke of Lorraine the son of Charles III, Duke of Lorraine and Claude of Valois. He was Duke of Lorraine briefly in 1624, quickly abdicating in favour of his son
Oct 30 Henri II de Montmorency a French nobleman and military commander.
Nov 6 Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden credited as the founder of Sweden as a Great Power. He led Sweden to military supremacy during the Thirty Years War, helping to determine the political as well as the religious balance of power in Europe
Nov 17 Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim a field marshal of the Holy Roman Empire in the Thirty Years' War.
Nov 27 John Eliot (statesman) an English statesman who was serially imprisoned in the Tower of London, where he eventually died, by King Charles I for advocating the rights and privileges of Parliament.
Nov 29 Frederick V Elector Palatine often nicknamed the Winter King.
Dec 2 Duke Johann Wilhelm of Saxe-Altenburg a member of the Ernestine branch of the House of Wettin and a titular Duke of Saxe-Altenburg and of Jülich-Cleves-Berg.
Dec 8 Philippe van Lansberge a Dutch Calvinist Minister, astronomer and Mathematician. His name is sometimes written Lansberg, and his first name is sometimes given as Philip or Johannes Philippus. He published under the Latin name Philippus Lansbergius
Dec 8 Albert Girard a French-born mathematician. He studied at the University of Leiden. He "had early thoughts on the fundamental theorem of algebra" and gave the inductive definition for the Fibonacci numbers. He was the first to use the abbreviations 'sin', 'cos' and 'tan' for the trigonometric functions in a treatise. Girard was the first to state, in 1632, that each prime of the form 1 mod 4 was the sum of two squares. It was said that he was quiet-natured and, unlike most mathematicians, did not keep a journal for his personal life