January 1585 in history

Born in January 1585

Jan 6 Claude Favre de Vaugelas a Savoyard grammarian and man of letters. Although a lifelong courtier, Claude Favre was widely known by the name of one of the landed estates he owned as seigneur of Vaugelas and baron of Peroges
Jan 8 Henriette Catherine de Joyeuse the daughter of Henri de Joyeuse and Catherine de Nogaret. She married her first husband, Henri de Bourbon, Duke of Montpensier, on 15 May 1597 and her second husband, Charles, Duke of Guise, on 6 January 1611
Jan 27 Hendrick Avercamp a Dutch painter.
Jan 28 Domenico II Contarini the 104th Doge of Venice, reigning from his election on October 16, 1659 until his death.