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38 Julia Drusilla a member of the Roman imperial family, the second daughter and fifth child to survive infancy of Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder, and sister of the Emperor Caligula. Drusilla also had two sisters and two other brothers. She was also a great-granddaughter of the Emperor Augustus, grand-niece of the Emperor Tiberius, niece of the Emperor Claudius, and aunt of the Emperor Nero
223 Liu Bei a warlord in the late Eastern Han dynasty who founded the state of Shu Han in the Three Kingdoms period and became its first ruler. Despite having a later start than his rivals and lacking both the material resources and social status they commanded, Liu Bei overcame his many defeats to carve out his own realm, which at its peak spanned present-day Sichuan, Chongqing, Guizhou, Hunan, parts of Hubei, and parts of Gansu
754 As-Saffah the first caliph of the Abbasid caliphate, one of the longest and most important caliphates in Islamic history.
1075 Ernest Margrave of Austria the Margrave of Austria from 1055 to his death in 1075. He was a member of the House of Babenberg
1141 Richenza of Northeim a member of the dynasty of the Counts of Northeim. She was Duchess of Saxony , Queen of Germany and Holy Roman Empress
1190 Frederick I Holy Roman Emperor the Holy Roman Emperor from 1155 until his death. He was elected King of Germany at Frankfurt on 4 March 1152 and crowned in Aachen on 9 March 1152. He became King of Italy in 1155 and was crowned Roman Emperor by Pope Adrian IV on 18 June 1155. Two years later, the term sacrum first appeared in a document in connection with his Empire. He was later formally crowned King of Burgundy, at Arles on 30 June 1178. He got the name Barbarossa from the northern Italian cities he attempted to rule: Barbarossa means "red beard" in Italian; in German, he was known as Kaiser Rotbart, which has the same meaning
1419 John Dominici an Italian Dominican friar who became a Cardinal, statesman and writer. His ideas had a profound influence on the art of Fra Angelico, who entered the Order through him
1424 Ernest Duke of Austria Duke of Styria, Carinthia and Carniola from 1406 until his death. He was a member of the Habsburg dynasty, of the Leopoldian line, whose head of the family he was from 1411 to 1424
1525 Florian Geyer a Franconian nobleman, diplomat, and knight. He became widely known for leading peasants during the German Peasants' War
1552 Alexander Barclay an English/Scottish poet.
1555 Elizabeth of Denmark Electress of Brandenburg a Scandinavian princess who became Electress of Brandenburg as the spouse of Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg. She was daughter of King Hans of Denmark, Norway and Sweden and his spouse, Christina of Saxony
1556 Martin Agricola a German composer of Renaissance music and a music theorist.
1580 Luís de Camões considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared to that of Shakespeare, Vondel, Homer, Virgil and Dante. He wrote a considerable amount of lyrical poetry and drama but is best remembered for his epic work Os Lusíadas. His collection of poetry The Parnasum of Luís de Camões was lost in his lifetime. The influence of his masterpiece Os Lusíadas is so profound that Portuguese is called the "language of Camões"
1584 Francis Duke of Anjou the youngest son of Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici.
1588 Valentin Weigel a German theologian, philosopher and mystical writer, from Saxony, and an important precursor of later theosophy. In English he is often called Valentine Weigel
1607 John Popham (Lord Chief Justice) Speaker of the House of Commons from 1580 to 1583, Attorney General from 1 June 1581 to 1592 and Lord Chief Justice of England from 2 June 1592 to June 1607.
1630 Oda Nobukatsu a Japanese samurai of the Azuchi-Momoyama period. He was the second son of Oda Nobunaga. He survived the decline of the Oda clan from political prominence, becoming a daimyo in the early Edo period. Though often described as an incompetent general, Nobukatsu was a skilled warrior. In the battle of Komaki and Nagakute, he used a 13th century tachi of the Fukuoka Ichimonji school, to slay a samurai known as Okada Sukesaburō, therefore the blade was known as Okada-giri Yoshifusa, now a national treasure
1654 Alessandro Algardi an Italian high-Baroque sculptor active almost exclusively in Rome, where for the latter decades of his life, he was, along with Francesco Borromini and Pietro da Cortona, one of the major rivals of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
1680 Johan Göransson Gyllenstierna a Swedish statesman.
1689 Christophe Veyrier a French sculptor, the nephew and follower of Pierre Puget.
1692 Bridget Bishop the first person executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials in 1692. All together about 72 people were accused and tried. 20 were executed
1698 Gerrit Adriaenszoon Berckheyde best known today for his cityscapes.
1705 António José da Silva a Brazilian dramatist, known as "the Jew". The Brazilian spelling of his first name is Antônio, António José da Silva in Hebrew אנטוניו ז'וזה דה סילווה
1735 Thomas Hearne (antiquarian) born at Littlefield Green in the parish of White Waltham, Berkshire.
1753 Joachim Ludwig Schultheiss von Unfriedt a German Baroque architect, official, and councillor most active in Königsberg and throughout East Prussia.
1776 Leopold Widhalm an Austrian luthier.
1776 Hsinbyushin king of the Konbaung dynasty of Burma from 1763 to 1776. The second son of the dynasty founder Alaungpaya is best known for his wars with China and Siam, and is considered the most militaristic king of the dynasty. His successful defense against four Chinese invasions preserved Burmese independence. His invasion of Siam ended Siam's Ayutthaya Dynasty. The near simultaneous victories over China and Siam has been referred to as testimony "to a truly astonishing elan unmatched since Bayinnaung." He also raised the Shwedagon Pagoda to its current height in April 1775
1791 Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte a French admiral.
1799 Chevalier de Saint-Georges a champion fencer, a virtuoso violinist and conductor of the leading symphony orchestra in Paris. Born in Guadeloupe, he was the son of George Bologne de Saint-Georges, a wealthy planter, and Nanon, his African slave. During the French Revolution, Saint-Georges was colonel of the 'Légion St.-Georges,' the first all-black regiment in Europe, fighting on the side of the Republic. Today the Chevalier de Saint-Georges is best remembered as the first classical composer of African ancestry
1800 Johann Abraham Peter Schulz a German musician and composer. Today he is best known as the composer of the melody for Matthias Claudius's poem "Der Mond ist aufgegangen" and the Christmas carol "Ihr Kinderlein kommet"
1811 Charles Frederick Grand Duke of Baden Margrave, elector and later Grand Duke of Baden from 1738 until his death.
1817 Pavel Alexandrovich Stroganov Russian military commander and statesman, Lieutenant General, Adjutant General to Alexander I of Russia. He took part in the Privy Committee that outlined Government reform of Alexander Commanded an infantry division in Napoleonic Wars
1818 Friedrich Adolf Count von Kalckreuth a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall.
1831 Hans Karl von Diebitsch a German-born soldier serving as Russian Field Marshal.
1832 Manuel García (tenor) a Spanish opera singer, composer, impresario, and singing teacher.
1836 André-Marie Ampère generally regarded as one of the main founders of the science of classical electromagnetism, which he referred to as "electrodynamics". The SI unit of measurement of electric current, the ampere, is named after him
1849 Thomas Robert Bugeaud a Marshal of France and Governor-General of Algeria.
1849 Friedrich Kalkbrenner a pianist, composer, piano teacher and piano manufacturer. German by birth, Kalkbrenner studied at the Paris Conservatoire starting at a young age and eventually settled in Paris, where he lived until his death in 1849. For these reasons, many historians refer to Kalkbrenner as being a French composer
1858 Robert Brown (botanist) a Scottish botanist and palaeobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope. His contributions include one of the earliest detailed descriptions of the cell nucleus and cytoplasmic streaming; the observation of Brownian motion; early work on plant pollination and fertilisation, including being the first to recognise the fundamental difference between gymnosperms and angiosperms; and some of the earliest studies in palynology. He also made numerous contributions to plant taxonomy, including the erection of a number of plant families that are still accepted today; and numerous Australian plant genera and species, the fruit of his exploration of that continent with Matthew Flinders
1860 Alexandre Ferdinand Parseval-Deschenes a French admiral and senator.
1865 Lydia Sigourney a popular American poet during the early and mid 19th century. She was commonly known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford". Most of her works were published with just her married name Mrs. Sigourney
1868 Mihailo Obrenović III Prince of Serbia Prince of Serbia from 1839 to 1842 and again from 1860 to 1868. His first reign ended when he was deposed in 1842, and his second when he was assassinated in 1868
1870 Rudolf Köpke a German historian born in Königsberg.
1876 Julius Heinrich Petermann a German Orientalist.
1882 Vasily Perov a Russian painter and one of the founding members of Peredvizhniki, a group of Russian realist painters.
1883 Karl Graedener a German composer.
1884 Eugène Pierre Nicolas Fournier a French botanist. He was particularly interested in ferns. He was a member of the Société Royale de Botanique de Belgique
1886 Duchess Agnes of Württemberg a German aristocrat and writer under the pseudonym of Angela Hohenstein.
1896 Vasily Kreitan a Russian sculptor.
1896 Amelia Dyer one of the most prolific serial-killers in history, murdering infants in her care over a 20 year period in Victorian England. She was tried and hanged for one murder, but there is little doubt she was responsible for many more similar deaths—possibly 400 or more