Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1570s  1580s  1590s  – 1600s –  1610s  1620s  1630s
Years: 1603 1604 160516061607 1608 1609

Births

  • February 12 – John Winthrop, the Younger, Governor of Connecticut (died 1676)
  • March 3 – Edmund Waller, English poet (died 1687)
  • May 23 – Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz, Spanish writer (d. 1682)
  • May 25 – Saint Charles Garnier, Jesuit missionary (died 1649)
  • June 6Pierre Corneille, French writer (died 1684)
  • June 16 – Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (died 1675)
  • June 19 – James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman (died 1649)
  • July 15Rembrandt, Dutch painter (died 1669)
  • September 22Li Zicheng, Chinese rebel (died 1645)
  • November 12 – Jeanne Mance, French settler in Montreal (died 1673)
  • Richard Busby, English clergyman (died 1695)
  • Leonard Calvert, governor of Baltimore (died 1647)
  • Edmund Castell, English orientalist (died 1685)
  • William Davenant, English poet and playwright (died 1668)
  • Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester (died 1680)
  • Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, Italian architect and painter (died 1680)
  • Thomas Harrison, English puritan soldier and Fifth Monarchist (died 1660)
  • Thomas Herbert, English traveller and historian (died 1682)
  • John Robartes, 1st Earl of Radnor (died 1685)
  • Pierre du Ryer, French dramatist (died 1658)
  • Joachim von Sandrart, German art-historian and painter (died 1688)
  • Tokugawa Tadanaga, Japanese nobleman (died 1633)
  • Thomas Washbourne, English clergyman and poet (died 1687)

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