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1626Francis Bacon, English statesman and philosopher, dies from pneumonia at 65

1626 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Cornelis Pieterse Hoft, Amsterdam merchant/regent, dies at 68 
Jan 21
John Dowland, English composer (In Darkness We Dwell), dies at 62 
Jan 24
Samuel Argall, English adventurer and naval officer (b. 1580) 
Feb 7
William V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548) 
Feb 11
Pietro Cataldi, Italian mathematician (b. 1552) 
Feb 20
John Dowland, composer, dies 
Feb 28
Cyril Tourneur, English poet/dramatist, dies at about 51 
Apr 9
Francis Bacon, English statesman and philosopher, dies from pneumonia at 65 
Apr 11
Marin Getaldić, Croatian mathematician (b. 1568) 
May 4
Arthur Lake, Bishop of Bath and Wells, English bishop and Bible translator (b. 1569) 
May 17
Juan Pujol, Catalan composer (b. 1570) 
Jul 5
Stephan Fadinger, Austrian boer leader, dies in battle 
Jul 13
Robert Sidney, 1st Earl of Leicester, English statesman (b. 1563) 
Sep 21
François de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguières, Constable of France (b. 1543) 
Sep 26
Lancelot Andrewes, English theologist/bishop of Winchester, dies at 71 
Sep 26
Wakisaka Yasuharu, Japanese warrior (b. 1554) 
Sep 30
Nurhaci, Manchurian chief (b. 1559) 
Oct 2
Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, conde de Gondomar, Spanish diplomat (b. 1567) 
Oct 30
Willebrord Snellius (also Snell and Snel van Royen), Dutch astronomer/mathematician, dies at about 46 
Nov 25
Edward Alleyn, English actor (b. 1566) 
Nov 29
Ernst, Graf von Mansfield, German soldier (c. 1580) 
Nov 30
Thomas Weelkes, English composer 
Dec 8
John Davies, English poet (b. 1569) 
Dec 10
Edmund Gunter, English mathematician (b. 1581) 
Dec 15
Adriaen de Vries, Dutch sculptor/painter, dies at about 70 
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