Died in 1662

Jan 10 Honoré II Prince of Monaco Sovereign Prince of Monaco. He was the first to be called Prince, but started his reign as Lord of Monaco
Jan 23 John Kemény (prince) a Hungarian aristocrat, writer and prince of Transylvania.
Feb 13 Elizabeth Stuart Queen of Bohemia was, as the wife of Frederick V, Elector Palatine, Electress Palatine, and briefly, Queen of Bohemia. Because her husband’s reign in Bohemia lasted for just one winter, Elizabeth often is referred to as The Winter Queen. She was the second child and eldest daughter of James VI and I, King of Scots, England, and Ireland, and his wife, Anne of Denmark
Feb 23 Johann Crüger a German composer of well-known hymns.
Mar 30 François le Métel de Boisrobert a French poet, playwright, and courtier.
Apr 14 William Fiennes 1st Viscount Saye and Sele an English nobleman and politician, known also for his involvement in several companies for setting up overseas colonies.
Apr 22 John Tradescant the Younger a botanist and gardener, born in Meopham, Kent and educated at The King's School, Canterbury. Unlike his father, who collected specimens that other people brought back for him, he went in person to Virginia between 1628-1637 to collect plants. Among the seeds he brought back, to introduce to English gardens were great American trees, like Magnolias, Bald Cypress and Tulip tree, and garden plants such phlox and asters. He also added to the cabinet of curiosities his American acquisitions such as the ceremonial cloak of Chief Powhatan, one of the most important Native American relics. Tradescant Road, off South Lambeth Road in Vauxhall, marks the former boundary of the Tradescant estate, where the collection was kept
May 7 Lucrezia Orsina Vizzana an Italian singer, organist, and composer. She entered a Camaldolese convent in Bologna in 1598. She was taught by her aunt, Camilla Bombacci, who was the convent organist, and by Ottavio Vernizzi, who was the unofficial music master. Vizzana's works are influenced by stile moderno music, especially the works of Claudio Monteverdi
May 17 William Duke of Saxe-Weimar a duke of Saxe-Weimar.
May 17 Abraham de Fabert a Marshal of France.
May 23 John Gauden an English Bishop of Exeter then Bishop of Worcester and writer, and the reputed author of the important Royalist work Eikon Basilike.
May 28 Robert Douglas Count of Skenninge a Scottish Field Marshal in the Swedish army, during the Thirty Years' War and the Swedish-Polish wars. He was a commander in the later stages of the Thirty Years' War
Jun 1 Zhu Youlang the fourth and last emperor of the Southern Ming dynasty of China. His era name means "Perpetual calendar"
Jun 14 Henry Vane the Younger an English politician, statesman, and colonial governor. He was briefly present in North America, serving one term as the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and supported the creation of Roger Williams' Rhode Island Colony and Harvard College. A proponent of religious tolerance, he returned to England in 1637 following the Antinomian controversy that led to the banning of Anne Hutchinson from Massachusetts
Jun 23 Koxinga a Chinese military leader who was born in Hirado, Japan to the Chinese merchant/pirate Zheng Zhilong and his Japanese wife Tagawa Matsu, and died on Formosa.
Jul 3 Pierre Chanut a civil servant in the Auvergne, a French ambassador and state counsellor.
Jul 14 Camilla Faà an Italian noblewoman who was married secretly, briefly and morganatically to Ferdinando the Gonzaga Duke of Mantua and Duke of Montferrat. Repudiated by her husband she became a nun and the sixteen page memoir which she wrote in 1622 at the behest of her Mother Superior has been described as the first prose autobiography written by an Italian woman. Her story was the subject of Paolo Giacometti’s historical drama Camilla Faa da Casale, first performed at the Teatro Nuovo, Florence on 29 October 1846
Jul 16 Alfonso IV d'Este Duke of Modena Duke of Modena and Reggio from 1658 until his death. He was the father of Mary of Modena, consort of James II of England
Aug 14 Christina Magdalena of the Palatinate-Zweibrücken Countess Palatine Christina Magdalena of Kleeburg of the House of Wittelsbach, Margravine of Baden-Durlach. She was the daughter of John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg and Princess Catherine of Sweden. Christina Magdalena was a sister of Charles X of Sweden, and grew up in Sweden
Aug 16 Ignace Cotolendi a French bishop. He was a founding member of the Paris Foreign Missions Society and became a missionary in Asia
Aug 19 Blaise Pascal a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Pascal's earliest work was in the natural and applied sciences where he made important contributions to the study of fluids, and clarified the concepts of pressure and vacuum by generalizing the work of Evangelista Torricelli. Pascal also wrote in defense of the scientific method
Sep 22 John Biddle (Unitarian) an influential English nontrinitarian, and Unitarian. He is often called "the Father of English Unitarianism"
Oct 21 Henry Lawes an English musician and composer.
Nov 12 Adriaen van de Venne a versatile Dutch Golden Age painter of allegories, genre subjects and portraits, as well as a miniaturist, book-illustrator and designer of political satires and a versifier.
Nov 20 Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria an Austrian military commander, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands from 1647 to 1656, and a patron of the arts.
Nov 29 Wincenty Korwin Gosiewski a Polish nobleman, Field-Commander of Lithuania from 1654, Grand Treasurer of Lithuania and Lithuanian Great-Quartermaster since 1652, General of Artillery of Lithuania from 1651, Grand-Master of the Pantry of Lithuania from 1646.
Dec 30 Princess Anne Élisabeth of France the second child and first daughter of Louis XIV of France and his Spanish wife Infanta Maria Teresa of Spain.
Dec 30 Ferdinand Charles Archduke of Austria the Archduke of Further Austria, including the Tyrol, from 1646 to 1662.