Famous people born in 1585

    Cardinal Richelieu

    Cardinal Richelieu

    Armand Jean du Plessis, commonly known as Cardinal Richelieu, was a French noble, statesman and clergyman

    FrenchSeptember 9, 1585302 views

    Heinrich Schütz

    A gifted composer and organist, the maestro called Heinrich Schütz served many courts and enraptured many souls with his compositions

    GermanOctober 8, 1585121 views

    John Cotton

    John Cotton was a 17th century preacher and an eminent theologian of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

    BritishDecember 4, 1585106 views