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668 Constans II Byzantine Emperor from 641 to 668. He was the last emperor to serve as consul, in 642. Constans is a diminutive nickname given to the Emperor, who had been baptized Herakleios and reigned officially as Constantine. The nickname established itself in Byzantine texts and has become standard in modern historiography
921 Ludmila of Bohemia a Czech saint and martyr venerated by the Orthodox and the Roman Catholics. She was born in Mělník as daughter of a Slavic prince Slavibor. Saint Ludmila was the grandmother of Saint Wenceslaus, who is widely referred to as Good King Wenceslaus
1140 Adelaide of Hungary (d. 1140) a daughter of Prince Álmos of Hungary and his wife Predslava of Kiev. Adelaide's father was a son of King Géza I of Hungary and was Duke and later King of East Slavonia
1146 Alan 1st Earl of Richmond a Breton noble who fought for Stephen, King of England. Alan was the third son of Stephen, Count of Tréguier and Hawise de Guingamp
1231 Louis I Duke of Bavaria the Duke of Bavaria in 1183 and Count Palatine of the Rhine in 1214. He was a son of Otto I and his wife Agnes of Loon. Louis was married to Ludmilla, a daughter of Duke Frederick of Bohemia
1326 Dmitry of Tver a Grand Prince of Vladimir and Grand Prince of Tver. He was a son of Mikhail of Tver and Anna of Kashin
1350 Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya an Arab Sunni Islamic jurist, commentator on the Qur'an and theologian. Although he is sometimes referred to as "the scholar of the heart", given his extensive works pertaining to human behavior and ethics, Ibn al-Qayyim's scholarship was focused on the sciences of Hadith and Fiqh
1352 Ewostatewos an important religious leader of the Ethiopian Church. He was a forceful advocate for the Ethiopian form of observing the Sabbath. His followers, known as the House of Ewostatewos , have been a historic force in the Ethiopian church
1408 Edmund Holland 4th Earl of Kent the Earl of Kent in 1400 – 1407. He was the 106th Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1403
1417 Ibrahim I of Shirvan the 33rd ruler of Shirvan from the Derbendid dynasty. Because of his cunning politics he managed to remain independent and not get conquered by Timur
1500 John Morton (cardinal) an English prelate who served as Archbishop of Canterbury from 1486 to 1500. He was elevated to the cardinalate in 1493
1510 Catherine of Genoa an Italian Roman Catholic saint and mystic, admired for her work among the sick and the poor and remembered because of various writings describing both these actions and her mystical experiences. She was a member of the noble Fieschi family, and spent most of her life and her means serving the sick, especially during the plague which ravaged Genoa in 1497 and 1501. She died in that city in 1510
1512 John Stewart 1st Earl of Atholl a Scottish nobleman and ambassador to England.
1559 Isabella Jagiellon Queen consort of the "Eastern Hungarian Kingdom" as the wife of John Zápolya.
1574 Margaret of France Duchess of Berry the daughter of King Francis I of France and Claude, Duchess of Brittany.
1596 Leonhard Rauwolf a German physician, botanist, and traveller. His main notability arises from a trip he made through the Levant and Mesopotamia in 1573-75. The motive of the trip was to search for herbal medicine supplies. Shortly after he returned, he published a set of new botanical descriptions with an herbarium. Later he published a general travel narrative about his visit
1643 Richard Boyle 1st Earl of Cork Lord Treasurer of the Kingdom of Ireland.
1649 John Floyd (Jesuit) an English Jesuit, known as a controversialist. He is known under the pseudonyms Daniel à Jesu, Hermannus Loemelius, and George White under which he published
1653 Tymofiy Khmelnytsky the eldest son of Cossack hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky.
1700 André Le Nôtre a French landscape architect and the principal gardener of King Louis XIV of France. Most notably, he was the landscape architect who made the design and construction for the park of the Palace of Versailles, and his work represents the height of the French formal garden style, or jardin à la française
1701 Edmé Boursault a French dramatist and miscellaneous writer, born at Mussy l'Evéque, now Mussy-sur-Seine.
1707 George Stepney an English poet and diplomat.
1712 Sidney Godolphin 1st Earl of Godolphin a leading British politician of the late 17th and early 18th centuries. He was a Privy Councillor and Secretary of State for the Northern Department before attaining real power as First Lord of the Treasury. He was instrumental in negotiating and passing the Acts of Union 1707 with Scotland, which created the Kingdom of Great Britain
1748 Countess Palatine Dorothea Sophie of Neuburg princess of Neuburg by birth and later Duchess of Parma from 1695 to 1727. She was the sixth daughter of the Elector of the Palatinate, Philip William of Neuburg, and Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt. Three of her sisters were Queen of Spain, Queen of Portugal and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire
1750 Jean Terrasson a French priest, author and member of the Académie française.
1750 Charles Theodore Pachelbel a German composer, organist and harpsichordist of the late Baroque era. He was the son of the more famous Johann Pachelbel, composer of the popular Canon in He was one of the first European composers to take up residence in the American colonies, and was the most famous musical figure in early Charleston, South Carolina
1776 Christian Horrebow a Danish astronomer of the 18th century. He was a son of Peder Horrebow, whom he succeeded as director of the observatory associated with the University of Copenhagen
1794 Abraham Clark an American politician and Revolutionary War figure. He was delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence and later served in the United States House of Representatives in both the Second and Third United States Congress, from March 4, 1791, until his death in 1794
1803 Gian Francesco Albani a Roman Catholic Cardinal. He was a member of the Albani family
1815 Richard Bassett (politician) considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A member of the Federalist Party, he served in the Delaware General Assembly, as Governor of Delaware, and as U.S. Senator from Delaware. He holds the Senate Rank of 1, as the most senior United States Senator during the First Congress of the United States
1822 William Jack (botanist) a Scottish botanist.
1830 William Huskisson a British statesman, financier, and Member of Parliament for several constituencies, including Liverpool. He is best known today, however, as the world's first widely reported railway casualty as he was run over by George Stephenson's locomotive engine Rocket
1830 François Baillairgé an architect who also pursued painting and wood sculpture.
1834 William H. Crawford an American politician and judge during the early 19th century. He served as United States Secretary of War from 1815 to 1816 and United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1816 to 1825, and was a candidate for President of the United States in 1824
1835 Sarah Knox Taylor the daughter of Zachary Taylor, who was a career military officer during her life and later became President of the United States. She met Jefferson Davis when living with her father and family at Fort Crawford during the Black Hawk War. They married in 1835 and she died three months later of malaria
1835 Alexander McDonnell an Irish chess master, who contested a series of six matches with the world’s leading player Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais in the summer of 1834.
1840 Maria Beatrice of Savoy a Princess of Savoy and Duchess of Modena by marriage.
1841 Alessandro Rolla an Italian viola and violin virtuoso, composer, conductor and teacher. His son, Antonio Rolla, was also a violin virtuoso and composer
1842 Pierre Baillot a French violinist and composer born in Passy. He studied the violin under Giovanni Battista Viotti and taught at the Paris Conservatoire together with Pierre Rode and Rodolphe Kreutzer, who wrote the conservatoire's official violin method. He was sole author of the instructional L'art du violon. Baillot's teachings had a profound influence on technical and musical development in an age in which virtuosity was openly encouraged. He was leader of the Paris Opéra, gave solo recitals and was a notable performer of chamber music. He died in Paris in 1842
1842 Francisco Morazán President of the Federal Republic of Central America from 1830 to 1839. Before he was president of Central America he was head of state of Honduras, He rose to prominence at the legendary Battle of La Trinidad on November 11, 1827. Since then, and until his execution in 1842, Morazán dominated the political and military scene of Central America
1844 Gustav Hugo a German jurist.
1852 Johann Karl Simon Morgenstern a German philologist in Livonia, the first director of the library of the Imperial University of Dorpat. He coined the term Bildungsroman
1855 Charles Nicolas Fabvier an ambassador, general and French member of parliament who played a distinguished role in the Greek War of Independence.
1858 Princess Margaretha of Saxony the eighth child and fifth eldest daughter of John of Saxony and his wife Amalie Auguste of Bavaria and a younger sister of Albert of Saxony and George of Saxony. She was born in Dresden, then in the Kingdom of Saxony. Through her marriage to Archduke Charles Louis of Austria, Margaretha was a member of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and an Archduchess and Princess of Austria and Princess of Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, and Tuscany
1859 Václav Kliment Klicpera a Czech playwright, author, and poet. He was one of the first presenters of Czech drama, and was especially influential in the foundation of comedic Czech theatre
1859 Isambard Kingdom Brunel an English mechanical and civil engineer who built dockyards, the Great Western Railway, a series of steamships including the first propeller-driven transatlantic steamship and numerous important bridges and tunnels. His designs revolutionised public transport and modern engineering
1862 Władysław Syrokomla the pseudonym of Ludwik Władysław Franciszek Kondratowicz , a Polish-Lithuanian romantic poet, writer and translator.
1864 John Hanning Speke most associated with the search for the source of the Nile and reaching Victoria Nyanza. He is also known for propounding the Hamitic hypothesis in 1863 - his writings are an example of scientific racism. In this hypothesis, he supposed that the Tutsi ethnic group were descendants of the biblical figure, Ham, and had lighter skin and more “European” features than the Bantu-featured Hutu over whom they ruled
1866 Augustus Addison Gould an American conchologist and malacologist.
1867 Charles Griffin a career officer in the United States Army and a Union general in the American Civil War. He rose to command a corps in the Army of the Potomac and fought in many of the key campaigns in the Eastern Theater