Deacon Edward Convers (1587 - 1663) was an early Puritan settler in the Massachusetts Bay Colony who founded Woburn and helped establish Charlestown. He was also a wealthy landowner in the colony. Convers was born February 23, 1587, in Navestock, England. After his first wife died, he married Sarah Smith in 1617. He and his family arrived in Salem, Massachusetts, with the Winthrop Fleet on June 12, 1630, in the early stages of the Great Migration.
Virginia Dare (born August 18, 1587, date of death unknown) was the first child born in America to English parents, Eleanor (or Ellinor/Elyonor) and Ananias Dare. She was born into the short-lived Virginia Colony on Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina, USA. What became of Virginia and the other colonists has become an enduring mystery.
Kaspar von Barth (June 21, 1587 – September 17, 1658) was a German philologist and writer. Barth was born at Küstrin in the Neumark region of Brandenburg. A precocious child, he was looked upon as a marvel of learning. After studying at Gotha, Eisenach, Wittenberg, and Jena, he travelled extensively, visiting most of the countries of Europe. Too independent to accept any regular post, he lived alternately at Halle and on his property at in Leipzig.
Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick (5 June 1587 – 19 April 1658) was an English colonial administrator, admiral, and puritan. Rich was the eldest son of Robert Rich, 1st Earl of Warwick and his wife Penelope Devereux, Lady Rich, and succeeded to his father's title in 1619. (A younger brother was Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland.
Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel, 1st Count-Duke of Olivares (January 6, 1587 – July 22, 1645), was a Spanish royal favourite of Philip IV and minister. As prime minister from 1621 to 1643, he over-exerted Spain in foreign affairs and unsuccessfully attempted domestic reform.
Jan Pieterszoon Coen (8 January 1587 – 21 September 1629) was an officer of Dutch East India Company (VOC) in the early seventeenth century, holding two terms as its Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. A national hero in the Netherlands, for providing the impulse that set the VOC on the path to dominance in the Dutch East Indies.
Arthur Johnston (c.1579–1641) was a Scottish poet and physician. He was born in Caskieben (later renamed Keithhall) near Inverurie in Aberdeenshire. His father was an Aberdeenshire laird, and his mother Christian Forbes was the daughter of the seventh Lord Forbes. Johnston is thought to have begun his university studies at one, or both, of the colleges at Aberdeen, but around 1608 he went to Italy and received an M.D. at Padua in 1610.
Joost van den Vondel (17 November 1587 – 5 February 1679) was a Dutch writer and playwright. He is considered the most prominent Dutch poet and playwright of the 17th century. His plays are the ones from that period that are still most frequently performed, and his epic Joannes de Boetgezant (1662), on the life of John the Baptist, has been called the greatest Dutch epic. Performance of his theatre pieces is regular.
Yun Seondo (1587–1671) was a noted Korean poet of the Joseon Dynasty. He was born in Seoul, in what is now South Korea. He achieved early success as a government official, but his straightforward character made enemies at court and he was banished for imprudent criticism of those in power. Thirteen years later he returned to become tutor to the royal princes but was later banished again.
Kelley is a city in Story County, Iowa United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 300. It is part of the 'Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area', which is a part of the larger 'Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area'.
Sir Charles Saunders (died 1931) was the Chief Commissioner and Resident Magistrate of Zululand. He was responsible for the annexation of the territory in Southern Africa then called British Maputaland. He set up magistracies in Ubombo and Ingwavuma. He was the son of Katherine Saunders, plant collector and botanical artist in the Colony of Natal.
Kostas Martakis (born May 25, 1984 in Athens, Greece) is a popular Greek singer most known for his participation in a talent show called Dream Show aired by Alpha TV in 2006, and his participation in the Greek national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2008.
Łagiewniki Małe is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Pawonków, within Lubliniec County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) west of Pawonków, 12 km (7 mi) west of Lubliniec, and 60 km (37 mi) north-west of the regional capital Katowice.
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