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Born on Tuesday January 18, 1600



Born on January 18

Died on January 18

Names that were popular for boys in 1600
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Pieter
  4. Willem
  5. Jacob
  6. Joannes
  7. Jean
  8. Gerrit
  9. John
  10. Thomas
  11. Johan
  12. Hendrik
  13. Adriaen
  14. Petrus
  15. Claes
  16. Johannes
Names that were popular for girls in 1600
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Elisabeth
  4. Catharina
  5. Marie
  6. Neeltje
  7. Elizabeth
  8. Anne
  9. Joanna
  10. Trijntje
  11. Mary
  12. Jeanne
  13. Barbara
  14. Cornelia
  15. Margaretha
  16. Grietje

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1600
  • Stadhouder Prins Maurits (Huis van Oranje) was from 1585 till 1625 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 17 » On his way to be burned at the stake for heresy, at Campo de' Fiori in Rome, the philosopher Giordano Bruno has a wooden vise put on his tongue to prevent him continuing to speak.
  • February 19 » The Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina explodes in the most violent eruption in the recorded history of South America.
  • March 20 » The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden: five Swedish noblemen are publicly beheaded in the aftermath of the War against Sigismund (1598–1599).
  • August 5 » The Gowrie Conspiracy against King James VI of Scotland (later to become King James I of England) takes place.
  • August 23 » Battle of Gifu Castle: The eastern forces of Tokugawa Ieyasu defeat the western Japanese clans loyal to Toyotomi Hideyori, leading to the destruction of Gifu Castle and serving as a prelude to the Battle of Sekigahara.
  • October 21 » Tokugawa Ieyasu defeats the leaders of rival Japanese clans in the Battle of Sekigahara and becomes shōgun of Japan.