September 1647 in history

Born in September 1647

Sep 1 Princess Anna Sophie of Denmark the eldest daughter of King Frederick III of Denmark and Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg, and Electress of Saxony from 1680 to 1691 as the wife of John George III.
Sep 8 John Sheffield 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby an English poet and notable Tory politician of the late Stuart period, who served as Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council.
Sep 23 Joseph Dudley an English colonial administrator. A native of Roxbury, Massachusetts, and the son of one of its founders, Dudley had a leading role in the administration of the Dominion of New England , overthrown in the 1689 Boston revolt, and served briefly on the council of the Province of New York. In New York, he oversaw the trial that convicted Jacob Leisler, the ringleader of Leisler's Rebellion. He spent eight years in the 1690s as lieutenant governor of the Isle of Wight, including one year as a Member of Parliament. In 1702 he was appointed governor of the provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire, posts he held until 1715
Sep 23 Frederick VII Margrave of Baden-Durlach the Margrave of Baden-Durlach from 1677 until his death.

Died in September 1647

Sep 18 Pietro Carrera chess player, historian, priest and Italian author, born in Sicily, in Militello in Val di Catania , located in the Valley of Noto; here he grew up in the old colony of San Vito. He was born on July 12, 1573, he was the son of Donna Antonia Severino and Mariano Carrera, a traditional craftsman who entered the priesthood after his wife's death. During his studies in the Seminario Diocesiano of Siracusa, he had the opportunity to visit many different Sicilian cities. As a result of his travels he met Paolo Boi, so-called "The Siracusan", in the town of Palermo during 1597
Sep 27 Willem Kieft a Dutch merchant and director of New Netherland , from 1638 until 1647.