Died in 1669

Jan 19 Leo Allatius a Greek scholar, theologian and keeper of the Vatican library.
Jan 30 Paul of Aleppo a Ottoman Syrian Melkite clergyman and chronicler. Son of Patriarch Macarios III Zaim, Paul accompanied his father in his travels throughout Constantinople, Wallachia, Moldavia, Ukraine and Muscovy, as an attempt to raise funds and support for their Church
Feb 23 Lieuwe van Aitzema a Dutch historian, diplomat, bon viveur, philanderer and spy.
Mar 12 Cornelis Jan Witsen Witsen was a counsellor and mayor of the city of Amsterdam. He was the father of Nicolaes Witsen and the son of Jan Witsz and Grietje Claes
Mar 18 Gilles Boileau a French translator and member of the Académie française.
Mar 19 John Denham (poet) an Anglo-Irish poet and courtier. He served as Surveyor of the King's Works and is buried in Westminster Abbey
Apr 17 Antonio Bertali an Italian composer and violinist of the Baroque era.
Apr 22 Friedrich Wilhelm II Duke of Saxe-Altenburg a duke of Saxe-Altenburg.
May 14 Denis de Sallo a French writer and lawyer from Paris, known as the founder of the first French literary and scientific journal - the Journal des sçavans.
May 16 Pietro da Cortona primarily known by the name of his native town of Cortona in Tuscany. He was the leading Italian Baroque painter of his time and, along with his contemporaries and rivals Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini, was one of the key figures in the emergence of Roman Baroque architecture. He was also an important designer of interior decorations
May 16 Reyer Anslo a Dutch poet.
May 23 Joris van der Haagen a Dutch Golden Age painter specialized in landscapes.
Jun 15 François de Vendôme Duke of Beaufort the illegitimate grandson of Henry IV of France. He was also cousin to Louis XIV. He was a prominent figure in the Fronde, and later went on to fight in the Mediterranean. His mother was the heiress Françoise de Lorraine. He is sometimes called François de Vendôme, though he was born into the House of Bourbon, Vendôme coming from his father's title of Duke of Vendôme
Jun 18 Tsarevich Simeon Alexeyevich of Russia the fourth of Tsar Alexis of Russia and Maria Miloslavskaya, brother of Tsar Feodor III of Russia and Tsar Ivan V of Russia and half-brother of Tsar Peter the Great. He died young
Aug 6 Louis Duke of Vendôme Duke of Mercœur and later the second Duke of Vendôme, and the grandson of Henry IV of France and Gabrielle d'Estrées. He was the Duke of Vendôme from 1665 at the death of his father
Aug 18 Maria Miloslavskaya the first wife of tsar Alexis of Russia and mother of the tsars Feodor III of Russia and Ivan V of Russia, as well as regent princess Sophia Alekseyevna.
Sep 3 Esteban Manuel de Villegas a 17th-century Spanish poet.
Sep 10 Henrietta Maria of France queen consort of England, Scotland, and Ireland as the wife of King Charles She was mother of his two immediate successors, Charles II and James II.
Oct 4 Rembrandt a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age when Dutch Golden Age painting, although in many ways antithetical to the Baroque style that dominated Europe, was extremely prolific and innovative, and gave rise to important new genres in painting
Oct 14 Antonio Cesti also a singer , and organist. He was "the most celebrated Italian musician of his generation"
Oct 24 William Prynne an English lawyer, author, polemicist, and political figure. He was a prominent Puritan opponent of the church policy of the Archbishop of Canterbury, William Laud. Although his views on church polity were presbyterian, he became known in the 1640s as an Erastian, arguing for overall state control of religious matters. A prolific writer, he published over 200 books and pamphlets
Oct 28 Agustín Moreto y Cavana a Spanish Catholic priest, dramatist and playwright.
Nov 4 Johannes Cocceius a Dutch theologian born at Bremen.
Nov 7 Lebrecht Prince of Anhalt-Köthen a German prince of the House of Ascania and ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Plötzkau. From 1665, he was ruler of the principality of Anhalt-Köthen
Dec 9 Pope Clement IX Pope from 20 June 1667 to his death in 1669.
Dec 11 Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin a German noblewoman, a member of the House of Mecklenburg and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Weissenfels.
Dec 16 Nathaniel Fiennes an English politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1640 and 1659. He was an officer in Parliamentary army during the English Civil War and an active supporter of the republican cause during the Interregnum
Dec 31 Bogusław Radziwiłł a princely magnate and a member of the Polish-Lithuanian szlachta, or nobility. He was of the Radziwiłł magnate family. By birth he was an Imperial Prince of the Holy Roman Empire. A descendant of the famous knight Zawisza Czarny