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532 Winwaloe the founder and first abbot of Landévennec Abbey , also known as the Monastery of Winwaloe. It was just south of Brest in Brittany, now part of France
1111 Bohemond I of Antioch one of the leaders of the First Crusade. The Crusade had no outright military leader, but instead was ruled by a committee of nobles. Bohemond was one of the most important of these leaders
1239 Vladimir IV Rurikovich Prince of Pereyaslavl , Smolensk and Grand Prince of Kiev. Son of Rurik Rostislavich
1302 Roger-Bernard III Count of Foix the Count of Foix from 1265 to his death. He was the son of Roger IV of Foix and Brunissende of Cardona. He entered into conflicts with both Philip III of France and Peter III of Aragon, who held him in captivity for a time. He was nevertheless a distinguished poet and troubadour
1459 Ausiàs March a medieval Valencian poet and knight from Gandia, Valencia. He is considered as one of the most important poets of the "Golden Century" of Valencian literature
1554 John Frederick I Elector of Saxony Elector of Saxony and Head of the Protestant Confederation of Germany , "Champion of the Reformation".
1573 Claude Duke of Aumale the third son of Claude, Duke of Guise and Antoinette de Bourbon. He was a prince of Lorraine by birth
1578 Sebastiano Venier Doge of Venice from 11 June 1577 to 3 March 1578.
1589 Johannes Sturm a German educator, influential in the design of the Gymnasium system of secondary education.
1592 Michiel Coxie a Flemish painter who studied under Bernard van Orley, who probably induced him to visit the Italian peninsula.
1605 Pope Clement VIII Pope from 30 January 1592 to his death in 1605.
1611 William Douglas 10th Earl of Angus the son of William, the 9th Earl. He was a direct descendant of King James I through his paternal grandmother, Lady Agnes Keith, a daughter of William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal
1616 Matthias de l'Obel a Flemish physician and botanist who was born in Lille, Nord-Pas de Calais, France, and died at Highgate, London, England after serving as a physician to William the Silent and James I of England.
1627 Krzysztof Zbaraski a Polish-Lithuanian member of the gentry social class. During his life he was a Master of the Stables of the Crown , a member of special committee for Cossacks and tariffs, a skilled diplomat, and a politician of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He was Starost of Krzemieniów, Wiślica, Hrubieszów and Bolesławiec
1700 Rajaram Chhatrapati the younger son of the first Maratha chhatrapati Shivaji, half-brother of the second Chhatrapati Sambhaji, and took over the Maratha Empire as its third chhatrapati after his brother's death at the hands of the Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb in 1689. He had a very short reign, during which he was engaged in a struggle with the Mughals
1703 Robert Hooke an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath.
1707 Aurangzeb the sixth Mughal Emperor and ruled over most of the Indian subcontinent. His reign lasted for 49 years from 1658 until his death in 1707. Aurangzeb was a notable expansionist and during his reign, the Mughal Empire reached its greatest extent. He was among the wealthiest of the Mughal rulers with an annual yearly tribute of £38,624,680. He was a pious Muslim, and his policies partly abandoned the legacy of Akbar's secularism, which remains a very controversial aspect of his reign. During his lifetime, victories in the south expanded the Mughal Empire to more than 3.2 million square kilometres and he ruled over a population estimated as being in the range of 100–150 million subjects. However, his wars led to the exhaustion of the imperial Mughal treasury and death of approximately 4.6 million people, mostly civilians. He was a strong and effective ruler, but with his death the great period of the Mughal Empire came to an end, and central control of the sub-continent declined rapidly
1714 Hans Carl von Carlowitz a German tax accountant and mining administrator. His book Sylvicultura oeconomica, oder haußwirthliche Nachricht und Naturmäßige Anweisung zur wilden Baum-Zucht was the first comprehensive treatise about forestry. He is considered to be the father of sustainable yield forestry
1717 Pierre Allix a French Protestant pastor and author. In 1690 Allix was created Doctor of Divinity by Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and was given the treasurership and a canonry in Salisbury Cathedral by Bishop Gilbert Burnet. He discovered that Codex Ephraemi is a palimpsest
1744 Jean Barbeyrac a French jurist.
1765 William Stukeley an English antiquarian who pioneered the archaeological investigation of the prehistoric monuments of Stonehenge and Avebury, work for which he has been remembered as "probably... the most important of the early forerunners of the discipline of archaeology". Stukeley was also one of the first biographers of Isaac Newton, of whom he was a friend. He was an Anglican clergyman
1766 Gregor Werner an Austrian composer.
1768 Nicola Porpora a Neapolitan composer of Baroque operas and teacher of singing, whose most famous singing student was the castrato Farinelli. Other students included composers Matteo Capranica and Joseph Haydn
1773 Andrzej Poniatowski a Polish nobleman , General and Field Marshal.
1780 Joseph Highmore an English portrait and historical painter, illustrator and author.
1792 Robert Adam a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was the son of William Adam , the country's foremost architect of the time, and trained under him. With his older brother John, Robert took on the family business, which included lucrative work for the Board of Ordnance, after William's death
1793 Frederick Augustus Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst a German prince of the House of Ascania and the last ruler of the Principality of Anhalt-Zerbst.
1797 Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec a Breton explorer and French naval officer.
1804 Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo an Italian painter and printmaker in etching. He was the son of artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and elder brother of Lorenzo Baldissera Tiepolo
1806 Heinrich Christian Boie a German author.
1808 Anton von Maron an Austrian painter, active in Rome.
1811 Friedrich Heinrich Wiggers a German botanist who wrote a flora of Holstein in 1780. A number of variants of his name exist, including "Fridrich Hindrich" and the Latinisation "Fredericus Henricus" and the alternative surname "Wichers"
1818 Pierre-Hubert Nysten a Belgian-French physiologist and pediatrician who was a native of Liège. He studied medicine in Paris, and subsequently became a professor at the École de Médecine in Paris
1824 Giovanni Battista Viotti an Italian violinist whose virtuosity was famed and whose work as a composer featured a prominent violin and an appealing lyrical tunefulness. He was also a director of French and Italian opera companies in Paris and London
1835 Thomas Hardwicke an English soldier and naturalist who was resident in India from 1777 to 1823. After returning to England he collaborated with John Edward Gray in the publication of Illustrations of Indian Zoology
1840 Hippolyte Cloquet a French physician and anatomist who was a native of Paris. He was the brother of surgeon Jules Germain Cloquet , and father to Ernest Cloquet , who was a personal physician to Mohammad Shah Qajar of Persia
1850 Oliver Cowdery P. Cowdery was, with Joseph Smith, an important participant in the formative period of the Latter Day Saint movement between 1829 and 1836. He became one of the Three Witnesses of the Book of Mormon's golden plates, one of the first Latter Day Saint apostles, and the Second Elder of the church
1854 Giovanni Battista Rubini an Italian tenor, as famous in his time as Enrico Caruso in a later day. His ringing and expressive coloratura dexterity in the highest register of his voice, the tenorino, inspired the writing of operatic roles which today are almost impossible to cast. As a singer Rubini was the major early exponent of the Romantic style of the bel canto era of Vincenzo Bellini and Gaetano Donizetti
1855 Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure a French lawyer and statesman.
1857 William Brown (admiral) an Irish-born Argentine Admiral. Brown's victories in the Independence War, the Cisplatine War, and the Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata earned the respect and appreciation of the Argentine people, and today he is regarded as one of Argentina's national heroes. Creator and first admiral of the country's maritime forces, he is commonly known as the "father of the Argentine Navy"
1858 József Bajza a Hungarian poet and critic.
1862 Princess Augusta Reuss of Köstritz the consort and first wife of Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
1870 Friedrich Boie a German scientist and brother of Heinrich Boie. He was born at Meldorf in Holstein and died at Kiel.in 1860 he was elected a Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina Boie was the author of Bemerkungen über Merrem's Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien. Also an ornithologist he wrote Auszüge aus dem "System der Ornithologie" Isis Oken 1844. Friedrich Boie was the author of several bird species and the hummingbird genus Glaucis, the swallow genus Progne, the cuckoo-shrike genus Minivet, the passerine genus Lipaugus, the owl genus Athene and among other genera the genus Chrysococcyx
1871 Michael Thonet a German-Austrian cabinet maker.
1872 Augustus Granville a physician, writer, and Italian patriot.
1874 Louis Plaidy a celebrated German piano pedagogue and compiler of books of technical music studies.
1875 Adolf Reubke a German organ builder.
1878 Joseph Bonomi the Younger an English sculptor, artist, Egyptologist and museum curator.
1879 William Kingdon Clifford an English mathematician and philosopher. Building on the work of Hermann Grassmann, he introduced what is now termed geometric algebra, a special case of the Clifford algebra named in his honour. The operations of geometric algebra have the effect of mirroring, rotating, translating, and mapping the geometric objects that are being modelled to new positions. Clifford algebras in general and geometric algebra in particular, have been of ever increasing importance to mathematical physics, geometry, and computing. Clifford was the first to suggest that gravitation might be a manifestation of an underlying geometry. In his philosophical writings he coined the expression "mind-stuff"
1881 Rudolf Brestel an Austrian politician.