March 1606 in history

Born in March 1606

Mar 3 William Davenant an English poet and playwright. Along with Thomas Killigrew, Davenant was one of the rare figures in English Renaissance theatre whose career spanned both the Caroline and Restoration eras and who was active both before and after the English Civil War and during the Interregnum
Mar 3 Edmund Waller an English poet and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1624 and 1679.
Mar 20 Georg von Derfflinger a field marshal in the army of Brandenburg-Prussia during and after the Thirty Years' War.

Died in March 1606

Mar 7 Bogislaw XIII Duke of Pomerania a prince of Stettin and Wolgast, and a member of the Griffins.
Mar 16 Gaspar de Zúñiga 5th Count of Monterrey Acevedo y Fonseca, 5th Count of Monterrey , Spanish nobleman, the ninth viceroy of New Spain. He governed from November 5, 1595 to October 26, 1603. From January 18, 1604 until his death in 1606, he was viceroy of Peru
Mar 23 Justus Lipsius a Flemish philologist and humanist. Lipsius wrote a series of works designed to revive ancient Stoicism in a form that would be compatible with Christianity. The most famous of these is De Constantia. His form of Stoicism influenced a number of contemporary thinkers, creating the intellectual movement of Neostoicism. He taught at the universities in Jena, Leiden and Leuven
Mar 23 Turibius of Mogrovejo a Spanish missionary Archbishop of Lima.