March 1619 in history

Born in March 1619

Mar 2 Marcantonio Giustinian the 107th Doge of Venice, reigning from his election on January 26, 1684 until his death. Giustiniani was the quintessential Doge of the Republic of Venice, taking little interest in affairs of state. He had little role in the conduct of the Morean War , which was raging during his time as Doge, though a number of military victories were secured by provveditore Francesco Morosini, who would later be Giustinian's successor as Doge
Mar 6 Cyrano de Bergerac a French dramatist and duelist. In fictional works about his life he is featured with an overly large nose, which people would travel from miles around to see. Portraits suggest that he did have a big nose, though not nearly as large as described in works about him. Cyrano's work furnished models and ideas for subsequent writers
Mar 20 Georg Albrecht Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth-Kulmbach a German prince and member of the House of Hohenzollern.
Mar 28 Maurice Duke of Saxe-Zeitz a duke of Saxe-Zeitz and member of the House of Wettin.

Died in March 1619

Mar 2 Anne of Denmark Queen consort of Scotland, England, and Ireland as the wife of James VI and I.
Mar 12 Richard Burbage an English stage actor and theatre owner. He was the younger brother of Cuthbert Burbage. They were both actors in drama
Mar 20 Matthias Holy Roman Emperor a member of the House of Habsburg, reigned as Holy Roman Emperor from 1612, King of Hungary and Croatia from 1608 and King of Bohemia from 1611. He was a member of the House of Habsburg