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Oakeley, Jer., fl. until 1722 1 - - Titles or roles: of Trinity College, Cambridge (not in Venn's Alumni)
Gender: male
Oakes, Urian, 1631-1681 1 - - Titles or roles: English-born ejected minister and college head
Gender: male
Oake, William, fl. 1662-1681 3 - - Alternative names: Oak; Mr Oak of Ilchester; William Oakes
Titles or roles: pensioner at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1648; minister at Ilchester, Somerset; deprived of living 1662 for non-conformity; vicar of Seaton, Devon, 1664-81
Gender: male
Oasland, Henry, 1625-1703 - - 1 Alternative names: Osland, Henry
Titles or roles: Clergyman and ejected minister
Gender: male
Oates, Titus, 1649-1705 2 - - Alternative names: Titus Ambrose; Ambrosius; Samson Lucy
Titles or roles: informer; perjurer
Gender: male
Obeilh, Jean Jacques, fl. 1681 - 1 - Alternative names: Obeilh, Jean Jacques de
Titles or roles: Bishop of Orange; abbot and count of Montfoort
Gender: male
Obeirne (Reverend Mr), fl. 1775 - 1 - Gender: male
Oborsky Colomna, Joannis, fl. 1642 - 1 - Titles or roles: Governor of Livland and Kurland (Latvia)
Gender: male
O'Brien, Barnabas, d.1657 1 - - Titles or roles: sixth Earl of Thomond
Gender: male
O'Brien, Henry, 1688-1741 1 - - Titles or roles: Lord Thomond
Gender: male
O'Brien, Henry (Lord), 1642-1678 2 - - Titles or roles: M.P.; of Great Billing, Northants
Gender: male
O'Brien (Lady), 1751-1820 3 - - Alternative names: Lady Inchquin; Mary Palmer ?
Titles or roles: widow of Murrough O'Brien, first Marquess of Thomond (1726-1808) ?; niece of Joshua Reynolds ?
Gender: female
O'Brien, Murrough, 1726-1808 2 - - Titles or roles: fifth earl and first marquess of Thomond; tenth Baron Inchiquin
Gender: male
O'Brien, Murrough, 1614-1674 8 2 1 Titles or roles: first earl of Inchiquin; nobleman and army officer
Gender: male
Obrius, Adrianus, fl. 1576 11 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Maidstone
Gender: male
Ocampo, Florián de, 1499-1558 - - 1 Alternative names: Ocampo, Florian de; Florián de Ocampo; Florian de Ocampo
Titles or roles: Spanish historian; writer; historiographer of Charles V
Gender: male
Occo, Adolphus III, 1524-1606 5 - - Alternative names: Adolphus III Occo; Adolphus Occo
Titles or roles: Physician; naturalist; numismatist
Gender: male
Ochs, Daniel Johan, fl. 1635 - 1 - Titles or roles: agent to Henry Oldenburg in Frankfurt
Gender: male
Ockinga, Hero van, fl. 1665 4 - - Alternative names: Hero van Ockinga
Titles or roles: Councillor at the Court of Frisia
Gender: male
Ockinga, Sybrand van, d.1698 1 - - Alternative names: Sybrand van Ockinga
Titles or roles: Receiver-general, Frisia
Gender: male
Ockley, Simon, 1679-1720 1 - - Titles or roles: orientalist
Gender: male
O'Clery, Cucogrie, fl. 1700 2 - - Alternative names: Ó Cléirigh, Cú Choigcríche
Gender: male
O'Cornyn, Cornan, fl. 1700 2 - - Alternative names: O Cornyn, Cornan
Gender: male
Octoul, Étienne, 1589-1655 1 - - Alternative names: Estienne
Titles or roles: Minim friar (from 1607) in the province of Provence; mathematician; astronomer; professor of Hebrew at Avignon (1646)
Gender: male
Oddi, Mutio 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian mathematician and gnomonist
Gender: male
Oddy, Obadiah, fl. 1708-1714 11 1 - Gender: male
Odell, Richard, fl. 1652 3 1 - Titles or roles: founder of Southampton
Gender: male
Odelstierna, Erik, 1661-1704 12 - - Alternative names: Odhelius, Erik
Titles or roles: Swedish chemist and mineralogist
Gender: male
Oderborn, Paul, 1556-1604 1 - - Titles or roles: Livonian parson; superintendent and literate; mag .theol. 18 October 1579, Rostock; pastor, Church of St Peter, Riga, 1587; Duke Frederick's court pastor, 1593; superintendent of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Courland, 1597; wrote the biography of the Russian Czar Iwan IV, 'Ioanis Basilidis Magni Moscaviae Ducis Vita' (Wittenberg, 1585) and the ethnographical work 'De rvssorum religione, ritibus nuptiarum, funerum, Victu, Vestitu et deque Tartarorum religione ac moribus' (s.l., 1582).
Gender: male
Odescalchi, Baldassarre, fl. 1780-1810 1 - - Titles or roles: duca di Ceri
Gender: male
Odescalchi, Livio, 1652-1713 - 1 - Titles or roles: Duke of Ceri
Gender: male
Odinus, Franciscus, fl. 1747-1748 2 - - Alternative names: Oudin, François
Gender: male
Odontius, Johann Caspar, 1580-1626 3 2 - Alternative names: Johannes Caspar Zahn; Johan Kaspar Zan
Titles or roles: Astronomer; mathematician
Gender: male
Oefele, Andreas Felix, 1706-1780 1 - - Titles or roles: German historian and librarian
Gender: male
Oehler, Georg, fl. 1650 1 - - Gender: male
Oehm, Johann Bernhard, d.1656 - 1 - Gender: male
Oelhafen von Schöllenbach, Tobias, 1601-1666 - - 1 Alternative names: Oelhafen de Schoelnbach, Tobias; Schoelnbach, Tobias de; Schöllnbach, Tobias O. von; Ölhafius, Tobias; Oelhafius a Schöllnbach, Tobias
Titles or roles: Diplomat; Pro-Chancellor of the University of Altdorf
Gender: male
Oem, Antonie, fl. 1631-1638 2 1 - Alternative names: Antonius
Gender: male
Oem van Wijngaerden, Joris Johan, d.1650 2 - - Alternative names: Wijngaarden
Titles or roles: President of the Court of Holland
Gender: male
Oertel, Hieronymus, 1543-1614 - - 1 Alternative names: Ortelius, Hieronymus; Oertl, Hieronymus; Ortel, Hieronymus; Oerthel, Hieronymus
Titles or roles: Chronicler; Notary; Historian
Gender: male
Oesterlin, Joseph, fl. 1639 1 - - Alternative names: Österlin, Joseph; Joseph Osterlin
Gender: male
Oetting, Eberhard, fl. 1600-1610 - - 1 Titles or roles: Alderman of Riga Great Guild, 1604–06; effected the abolition of the Severini Contracts between Riga and Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1606
Gender: male
Offenburg, Bernard, fl. 1592 - 1 - Titles or roles: from Basel; retainer of Charles de Zerotin
Gender: male
Offenhausen, Christoph, 1628-1674 2 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Offley, John (Sir), 1586-1645 - - 1 Titles or roles: M.P. for Stafford, 1624–5; of Madeley, Staffordshire and London; husband of Anne Fuller; brother-in-law of Elizabeth Wagstaffe; son of Henry Offley and Mary White
Gender: male
Offley, W., fl. 1724 2 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Offley, William, 1659-1724 4 - - Titles or roles: prebendary of Lincoln; rector of Middleton Stoney, Oxfordshire, 1689-1724; fellow of King's College, Cambridge
Gender: male
Offley, William, d.1702 4 - - Titles or roles: University College, Oxford, B.C.L., 1652
Gender: male
Offly (Dr) (mentioned 1689) - - 1 Gender: male
O'Flaherty, Roderic, 1627-1718 60 2 - Alternative names: Ua Flaithbheartaigh, Ruaidhri; Ó Flaithearta, Ruarí; Roger; Ruaidhrí Óg Ó Flaithbheartaigh; Roderick O'Flaherty
Titles or roles: Irish historiographer
Gender: male
Ogborne, E. (Mrs), 1763-1853 1 - - Gender: female
Ogden, Alice (Mrs), fl. 1681 2 - - Alternative names: Ogden, Alse
Titles or roles: cousin of William Sancroft, archbishop of Canterbury (1617-93)
Gender: female
Ogilvie, David, fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Ogilvie, William, 1736-1819 - - 6 Alternative names: William Ogilvie of Pittensear; 'the rebel professor'; Oglevie
Titles or roles: Professor of Humanity, Aberdeen, 1765
Gender: male
Ogilvy, James, 1663-1730 1 - - Titles or roles: fourth earl of Findlater and first earl of Seafield
Gender: male
Ogilvy, James, d.1764 1 - - Titles or roles: second earl of Seafield
Gender: male
Oglander, W., fl. 1803 1 - - Gender: male
Ogle, John, 1569-1640 6 - - Titles or roles: English officer in the service of the Dutch States ('in dienst der Staten')
Gender: male
Ogle, Thomas (Captain), fl. 1643-1644 8 - - Gender: male
Ogle, Thomas, fl. 1792-1799 2 - - Gender: male
Oglethorpe, J. (Mrs), fl. 1716 1 - - Gender: female
O'Halloran, Sylvester, 1728-1807 1 - - Titles or roles: Surgeon
Gender: male
Oignies, Gilbert d', 1520-1574 - 5 - Alternative names: Gilbert d'Ognies; D'Ongnies, Gilbert
Titles or roles: Bishop of Tournay
Gender: male
Oignies, Gilbert d', d.1574 - 21 - Titles or roles: bishop of Tournai
Gender: male
O., J., fl. until 1690 1 - - Alternative names: J. O.
Gender: male
Olahus, Eric, fl. 1633 - 1 - Gender: male
Olaj, Johann - - 2 Gender: male
Olcott, Thomas, d.1655 or before 5 - - Titles or roles: merchant
Gender: male
Oldenbarnevelt, Johan van, 1547-1619 1 10 - Alternative names: Alten Barnefeldt, Johan von; Barneveldt, Jan van; Barnevels, Johann van; Barnevelt; Jehann von Barnefeld; Bernauld, Jean de; Bernaveld, Jean de; Berneveltius, Joannes
Titles or roles: Dutch statesman and ambassador
Gender: male
Oldenbarnevelt, Willem van, 1590-1638 60 1 - Titles or roles: son of Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
Gender: male
Oldenburg, Anthon Günther von, 1583-1667 1 - - Gender: male
Oldenburg, Christian (Graf), 1612-1647 - 1 4 Alternative names: Oldenburg, Christian von; Christian, Oldenburg-Delmenhorst, Graf; Christian, Delmenhorst
Gender: male
Oldenburg-Delmenhorst, Anton II von, 1550-1619 1 - - Alternative names: Anton II. von Oldenburg-Delmenhorst
Titles or roles: Graf von Delmenhorst
Gender: male
Oldenburg, Henry, 1619-1677 2474 3341 30 Alternative names: Oldenburgh, Heinrich; Oldenburg, Heinrich; Oldenburgius, Henricus; Henry Oldenburg
Titles or roles: German natural philosopher in England; scientific correspondent; secretary of the Royal Society; FRS; publisher of 'Philosophical Transactions'
Gender: male
Oldenburg, Sibylle Elisabeth (Gräfin), 1576-1630 - 1 1 Alternative names: Sibylle Elisabeth, Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Dannenberg, Herzogin
Titles or roles: Duchess
Gender: female
Oldenhoove, Isack van, fl. 1627 1 - - Titles or roles: Resident in Amsterdam
Gender: male
Oldfield, Henry George (fl. c.1785-1805) 3 - - Titles or roles: antiquary; topographical artist
Gender: male
Oldham, John, 1653-1683 1 - - Titles or roles: poet
Gender: male
Oldham, Richard, 1656-1695 1 - - Titles or roles: in the service of Peter Gunning, bishp of Ely (1614-84)
Gender: male
Oldisworth, Austin, fl. 1711-1714 3 - - Alternative names: Austin Oldisworth, senior
Titles or roles: possibly a collector of curiosities
Gender: male
Oldisworth, Michael, 1591-1654 3 7 - Titles or roles: Politician; member of the Parliament; second son of Arnold Oldisworth; secretary to William Herbert, third earl of Pembroke
Gender: male
Oldisworth (Mr) (mentioned 1650) - - 1 Gender: male
Oldisworth, William, fl. 1725 1 - - Gender: male
Old, Richard 1 - - Titles or roles: at Christ Church, Oxford
Gender: male
Oldsworth, Arnold, 1561-1633 - 1 - Titles or roles: male servant of Anne Dudley, countess of Warwick
Gender: male
Oldsworth (Mr), fl. 1737 - - 1 Gender: male
Oldys, Valentine, 1620-1685 1 - - Alternative names: Oldis
Titles or roles: poet; M.D.
Gender: male
Olearius, Adam, 1599-1671 - - 7 Alternative names: Ölschläger, Adam; Olivarius, Adam; Oliva, Ascanius d'; Oelschlager, Adam; Olivarius, Ascanius; Bemühete, Der; Vielbemühete, Der; Adonis; Olearij, Adam; Orliens, Andinus d'; Olearium, Adam; Oleario, Adamo
Titles or roles: German scholar, mathematician, geographer and librarian; traveller to Persia
Gender: male
Olearius (fl. 1651-52) - - 1 Titles or roles: Alchemical contact of Johann Moriaen
Gender: male
Olearius, Gottfried, 1672-1715 1 1 - Titles or roles: theologian; professor at the university of Leipzig
Gender: male
Olearius, Henricus, fl. 1573 - 1 - Alternative names: Henri Olearius
Titles or roles: Chancellor to the duke of Cleves
Gender: male
Oley, Barnabas, 1602-1686 22 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; archdeacon and prebendary of Ely; vicar of Great Gransden, Huntingdonshire
Gender: male
Olffßen, Willem, fl. 1657 - - 1 Alternative names: Olffsen; Olffssen
Titles or roles: Merchant mariner in Hamburg who sailed between the Baltic and England
Gender: male
Olgiathus (Father), fl. 1646 - - 1 Titles or roles: priest; librarian in Milan
Gender: male
Olingius, J. N., fl. until 1649 2 - - Gender: male
Oliphant, James, fl. 1714 2 - - Gender: male
Oliva, Giovanni Paolo, 1600-1681 6 5 1 Titles or roles: 11th Superior General of the Society of Jesus
Gender: male
Olivares, Gaspar de Guzmán, Conde de, 1587-1645 2 32 2 Alternative names: Guzmán, Gaspar de; Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel Ribera y Velasco de Tovar, Count of Olivares and Duke of San Lúcar la Mayor; Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel, conde-duque de Olivares; Conde de Olivares y duque de Sanlúcar la Mayor; Don Gaspar de Guzman; Olivarez; Olivares, Gaspar de Guzmán
Titles or roles: Count-Duke of Olivares; Spanish minister
Gender: male
Olivarius, Nicolaus, fl. 1604 1 - - Alternative names: Oliuarius
Titles or roles: Member of the Reformed Church in Vlissingen
Gender: male
Olivazze, Balt., fl. 1727 1 - - Gender: male
Oliver, Edward, fl. 1699 1 - - Gender: male
Oliver, E., fl. 1711 1 - - Gender: male
Oliver, Eliza (fl. 1779) 1 4 - Gender: female
Oliver, James, d.1682 1 - - Titles or roles: merchant and captain
Gender: male
Oliver, John (Dr), 1601-1661 - 1 - Titles or roles: college head; president of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1644-48
Gender: male
Oliver, Samuel, fl. 1724 1 - - Titles or roles: Correspondent of James Jurin
Gender: male
Oliver, Thomas, d.1610 - 1 - Titles or roles: Mathematician and physician in Bury St Edmunds
Gender: male
Oliver, Thomas, d.1658 2 - - Titles or roles: served as selectman, 1634–38
Gender: male
Oliver, W., fl. 1680 1 - - Titles or roles: of Norwich
Gender: male
Oliver, William, 1695-1764 7 3 2 Titles or roles: Physician; philanthropist; FRS
Gender: male
Olivier, Caerle, d.1577 1 - - Alternative names: Kaerle Olevier
Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Church in Sandwich
Gender: male
Olivier, Hans, fl. 1585 1 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in London
Gender: male
Olivier-Razali, Séraphin, 1538-1609 - 4 - Alternative names: Olivarius Razallius Seraphinus; Olivier Razzali Seraphin; Olivier-Rasali; Razzali Olivier, Serafino; Olivario; Ser. Olivier
Titles or roles: Cardinal of S. Salvatore in Lauro; Bishop of Rennes; Latin patriarch of Alexandria
Gender: male
Oliviers, Frans, d.1667 1 - - Titles or roles: Painter, in Haarlem
Gender: male
Olivi, Giuseppe (Abate), 1769-1795 1 - - Titles or roles: Paduan abbot; zoologist; author of works about animal electricity and Adriatic fish
Gender: male
Olmius, Herman, 1650-1712 2 - - Titles or roles: Huguenot merchant
Gender: male
Olyrius, Wratislaw (fl. 1642) 2 - 3 Gender: male
Olyvier, Walram, fl. 1604 1 - - Gender: male
Olzignanus, Hieronymus (fl. 1573), d.1592 1 1 - Alternative names: Olzignano, Girolamo; Olzignani, Girolamo
Titles or roles: possibly matriculated at the University of Padova, Italy in 1546; read Civil Law in Padova, Italy, in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and in Dole, Burgundy, France
Gender: male
Omeis, Johann Heinrich, 1610-1663 10 - 4 Titles or roles: Evangelical Theologian
Gender: male
Omius (Dr), fl. 1574 - - 2 Gender: male
Ommeren, Roelof van, 1619-1689 1 - - Alternative names: Van Ommeren, Roelof; Ommeren, Rudolf van; Van Ommeren, Rudolf
Titles or roles: Deputy of Gelderland in the States General; accountant [rekenmeester], Gelderland
Gender: male
O'Neill, D., fl. 1656 - 1 - Gender: male
Oneille, fl. 1660 - - 1 Gender: male
O'Neill, Owen Roe, 1585-1649 - 1 1 Alternative names: Owen Roe O'Neill; Owen McArt O'Neill
Titles or roles: Soldier; illegitimate son of Art McBaron O'Neill
Gender: male
Onezýn, Šimon, d.1641 - - 2 Alternative names: Simeon Onesinus
Gender: male
Ongaro, Domenico, 1713-1796 - 1 - Titles or roles: Bibliophile and scholar; Catholic abbot; from Friuli
Gender: male
Onslow, George, 1731-1814 1 - - Titles or roles: first earl of Onslow; politician
Gender: male
Onyáš, Václav, fl. 1629 - - 2 Alternative names: Onias, Wenceslaus; Onyas; Oniáš
Gender: male
Oosterhaut, Jan van, fl. 1580 1 - - Titles or roles: Member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Ronsen
Gender: male
Oosterum, Adrianus van, d.1716 - 1 - Alternative names: Adrianus van Oosterum; Oostrum; Oosterom; Oostrom
Titles or roles: Preacher Dutch Reformed Church in Groot-Ammers (1682), Zwijndrecht (1684), and London (1687–92); preacher Anglican Church in Amsterdam (1692–1716); son of preacher Antonius van Oostrum, who preached in Wateringen (1658), Brielle (1668), and Dordrecht (1671); father of preacher Adrianus van Oostrum, who preached in Diemen (1704) and Amersfoort (1710)
Gender: male
Oosterwijck, Volckerus, 1602-1675 1 3 - Alternative names: Osterwick, Luffrides [possibly]
Titles or roles: Preacher and poet, in Delft
Gender: male
Oost-Friesland, Christiaan Everhard van, 1665-1708 4 - - Alternative names: Christiaan Everhard van Oost-Friesland; Christian Everhard of Oost-Friesland
Gender: male
Oost-Friesland, Enno Lodewijk van, 1632-1660 1 3 - Alternative names: Enno Louis; Enno Ludwig von Ostfriesland
Titles or roles: Count of East Frisia
Gender: male
Opaliński, Krzysztof, 1611-1655 - - 3 Titles or roles: Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth noble, politician and writer, Voivode of Poznań
Gender: male
Ophuysen, Henri van, fl. 1703 1 1 - Alternative names: Henri van Ophuysen
Gender: male
Opitz, Martin, 1597-1639 27 101 1 Alternative names: Martinus Opitius
Titles or roles: poet
Gender: male
Opsopoeus, Johannes, 1556-1596 1 1 - Alternative names: Obsopoeus; Opsopaeus
Titles or roles: German philologist and physician
Gender: male
Orange-Nassau, Louise Juliana of, 1576-1644 2 1 - Gender: female
Orange-Nassau, Maria of, 1556-1616 1 - - Titles or roles: wife of Philipp Ernst, count of Hohenlohe
Gender: female
Oranje-Nassau, Albertine Agnes van, 1634-1696 128 611 40 Alternative names: Albertina Agnes, prinses van Nassau; Albertina Agnes Nassau-Diez, Gräfin; Albertine Agnes of Orange-Nassau; Albertine Agnes van Nassau; Albertine Agnes van Oranje-Nassau
Titles or roles: Wife of Willem Frederik of Nassau-Dietz; stadhouder van Friesland; daughter of Frederick Henry of Orange and Amalia von Solms
Gender: female
Oranje-Nassau, Carolina van, 1743-1787 - 1 - Alternative names: Carolina van Oranje-Nassau; Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau; Wilhelmine Carolina
Titles or roles: Daughter of Prince William IV of Orange-Nassau and Princess Anne of Hanover; wife of Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg
Gender: female
Oranje-Nassau, Frederik Hendrik van, 1584-1647 14 44 2 Alternative names: Frederik Hendrik Nassau; Frederic Henri; Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange; Frederik Hendrik, prins van Oranje; Frederick Henry of Orange-Nassau
Titles or roles: Prince of Orange; stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel; father of William II, prince of Orange, and father-in-law of Mary Henrietta Stuart, eldest daughter of Charles I and Henrietta Maria
Gender: male
Oranje-Nassau, Maria van, 1642-1688 1 - - Alternative names: Maria of Orange-Nassau; Maria of Nassau
Titles or roles: Wife of William Frederick, Prince of Nassau-Dietz; daughter of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, and Amalia von Solms-Braunfels
Gender: female
Oranje-Nassau, Maurits van, 1567-1625 5 3 4 Alternative names: Maurits; van Nassau; Maurice of Nassau; de Nassau; Maurits, prins van Oranje; Nassau, Maurice of
Titles or roles: stadtholder; prince of Orange and count of Nassau; son of William of Nassau (William the Silent) (1533–84) and Anna of Saxony
Gender: male
Orde, Lancelot, fl. 1685 1 - - Gender: male
Ord, James (Reverend), fl. until 1812 1 - - Gender: male
Or, François d', fl. 1621-1639 1 - - Alternative names: d'Or
Gender: male
Orgemond, S. d', fl. 1697-1699 3 - - Alternative names: d'Orgemond
Gender: male
Oriani, Barnaba, 1752-1832 1 - - Titles or roles: Barnabitan traveller; astronomer and mathematician
Gender: male
Origanus, David, 1558-1629 3 - - Alternative names: David Origan; David Tost
Titles or roles: Astronomer; Professor in Greek and Mathematics
Gender: male
Orioli, Francesco, 1783-1856 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician; professor of physics, Bologna; professor of archeology, Sorbonne and Rome
Gender: male
O'Riordan, C., fl. 1672 2 - - Alternative names: C. O'Riordan
Gender: male
Orlandi, Cesare, 1527-1575 2 - - Alternative names: Cesare Orlandi; Orlandius, Cæsar Iurisconsultus
Titles or roles: from Siena; Lawyer in the papal court of Rome
Gender: male
Orléans, Chérubin d', 1613-1697 2 - - Alternative names: d'Orléans, Chérubin; D'Orléans
Titles or roles: French scientific instrument maker
Gender: male
Orléans, crown prosecutor of - 1 - Alternative names: procureur des konings te Orléans
Gender: male
Orlyens, Pieter van, fl. 1572 9 - - Alternative names: Pieter van Orliens
Gender: male
Orme (Captain), fl. 1732 - 3 - Gender: male
Orme, Humphry, fl. until 1635 1 - - Gender: male
Orme (Mr), fl. 1732 - 1 - Gender: male
Orme, Robert, fl. 1732 - - 1 Gender: male
Orme, Robert (Reverend), fl. 1791 1 - - Gender: male
Ormerod, George, 1785-1873 4 1 - Titles or roles: county historian
Gender: male
Orminius, Martin (fl. 1639) - 1 1 Gender: male
O Rodaighe, Tadhg, fl. 1700 1 - - Alternative names: O'Roddy, Teige or Thady
Gender: male
Oros, Gaspar, fl. 1552 1 - - Gender: male
Orsato, Sertorio, 1617-1678 - 9 - Titles or roles: Historian; philosopher; professor of physics
Gender: male
Orsbeck, Johann Hugo von, 1634-1711 1 - - Titles or roles: Archbishop-Elector of Trier
Gender: male
Orsi, Gaetano, fl. 1730-1761 - 1 - Titles or roles: Relative of Giuseppe Agostino Orsi
Gender: male
Orsi, Giuseppe Agostino, 1692-1761 1 - - Titles or roles: Florentine patrician and Dominican; Prior of the College of St Thomas Aquinas, Rome [today's Pontifical University of St Thomas Aquinas Angelicum]
Gender: male
Orsini, Baldassarre, 1732-1780 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian architect and art historian
Gender: male
Orsini, Fulvio, 1529-1600 6 76 9 Alternative names: Fulvius Ursinus; Fulvio Ursino
Titles or roles: Italian humanist; philologist, historian, bibliophile, and librarian; archaeologist
Gender: male
Orsi, Tranquillo, 1771-1845 - 1 - Titles or roles: Venetian architect and theatre painter; designer of the interior for La Fenice, Venice
Gender: male
Orsucci, Giambattista 1 4 - Titles or roles: Historian of Lucca
Gender: male
Ortega, Diego, fl. 1536 - 1 - Titles or roles: Translator
Gender: male
Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598 122 352 2 Alternative names: Oertel; Abraham Ortels
Titles or roles: Map maker
Gender: male
Ortenberg, Herman, 1549-1626 2 1 - Alternative names: Herman Hortemberche; Hortenberg, Herman
Titles or roles: Doctor in canonical law, Cologne; bishop of Arras, 1611–26; Born in Nijmegen; died in Arras; secretary to Cardinal Giovanni Ludovico Madruzzo (until c. 1586)
Gender: male
Ortes, Giammaria, 1713-1790 1 - - Titles or roles: Venetian Camaldolese; Newtonian mathematician; sympathetic to Toland's deism
Gender: male
Ortholph, Christoph, b.1573 1 - - Gender: male
Orton, John, fl. 1666 1 - - Gender: male
Ortt, Johan, 1642-1701 1 16 - Alternative names: Oort, Jan; Ortt and Ortt; Ortt en Ortt
Titles or roles: Merchant; husband of Anna Pergens (1650-1732); member of reformed church
Gender: male
Orzechowski, Stanisław, 1513-1566 - - 1 Alternative names: Orzechowski, Stanislaw; Orzechovius
Titles or roles: theologian
Gender: male
Osbalston, Lacey (Sir) - 1 - Alternative names: Osbaldeston
Titles or roles: of New Inn Hall, Oxford
Gender: male
Osbaston (Mr) (mentioned 1653) - - 3 Gender: male
Osbiston, J., fl. until 1690 1 - - Alternative names: Osbaston; 'little Osbaston'
Gender: male
Osborne, Edward, 1655-1689 1 - - Titles or roles: viscount Latimer
Gender: male
Osborne, George (Sir), fl. 1786 - 1 - Gender: male
Osborne, John, fl. 1604 - 1 - Titles or roles: of the Exchequer Office
Gender: male
Osborne, John, fl. 1661 1 - - Titles or roles: mayor of Norwich, 1661
Gender: male
Osborne, Peregrine, 1659-1729 1 - - Titles or roles: second duke of Leeds; marquess of Carmarthen; naval officer
Gender: male
Osborne, R., fl. 1683 1 - - Titles or roles: of the Inner Temple
Gender: male
Osborne, Thomas, 1632-1712 7 - 2 Titles or roles: first duke of Leeds; earl of Danby; marquess of Carmarthen
Gender: male
Osborne, William, d.1661 2 - - Titles or roles: supervisor at the Hammersmith forge of the New England ironworks
Gender: male
Osborn, Henry, fl. until 1677 1 - - Gender: male
Osbourn (Mr), fl. 1632 - 1 - Gender: male
Osdorp, Franciscus, 1584-1634 1 1 - Alternative names: Fr. Osdorpius
Gender: male
Osiander, Andreas the Younger, 1562-1617 - - 1 Alternative names: Osiandrus, Andreas; Oseander, Andreas
Titles or roles: Theologian; Son of Lucas Osiander; Grandson of Andreas Osiander the Elder (1498-1552); General Superintendent and prelate in Adelberg; professor of theology and chancellor at the University of Tubingen
Gender: male
Osiander, Daniel, 1619-1672 1 - - Titles or roles: Pastor in Dornhan
Gender: male
Osiander, Johann, 1564-1626 - - 1 Titles or roles: General Superintendent in Adelberg; Alchemist; Son of Lucas Osiander; Brother of Andreas Osiander the Younger; Grandson of Andreas Osiander the Elder (1498-1552)
Gender: male
Osiander, Johann Christoph, 1603-1674 - - 2 Titles or roles: Physician in Strassburg
Gender: male
Osiander, Lucas, 1534-1604 - - 12 Alternative names: Lucas Osiander der Ältere
Titles or roles: German pastor, Württemberg; son of Andreas Osiander (1498-1552)
Gender: male
Osiander, Lucas II, 1571-1638 1 1 4 Alternative names: Lukas Osiander the younger
Titles or roles: Pastor; controversalist; professor of Theology, Tubingen; son of Lucas Osiander the Elder; brother of Andreas Osiander the Younger; grandson of Andreas Osiander (1498–1552)
Gender: male
Osiander, Lucas III, 1622-1703 3 - - Alternative names: Osiander, Lukas
Titles or roles: Deacon in Wildbad; Pastor; Son of Lucas Osiander the Younger; Great grandson of Andreas Osiander (1498-1552)
Gender: male
Osio, Felice, 1587-1631 4 4 - Alternative names: Osius, Felix
Titles or roles: Professor of Rhetoric, Padua; linguist
Gender: male
Osio, Teodato, fl. 1637-1669 - - 3 Alternative names: Osius, Theodatus; Hosius, Teodatus
Titles or roles: Jurist; Mathematician
Gender: male
Osman II (Sultan), 1603-1622 1 - - Alternative names: Genç Osman ('Young Osman')
Titles or roles: Ottoman sultan, ruled 1618-22.
Gender: male
Osorio, Jerónimo, 1506-1580 4 4 4 Alternative names: Osorio, Jeronimo; Jerónimo Osório da Fonseca
Titles or roles: Portuguese humanist; bishop; historian
Gender: male
Osovský of Doubravice, Smil, d.1613 or before - 4 - Alternative names: Smil Osovský z Doubravic; Smil Osovsky de Doubravice et de Trebic; Doubravice, Smil Osovsky de
Titles or roles: Moravian judge; husband of Katerina of Valdsejn (later wife of Charles de Zerotin)
Gender: male
Os, Roelant van, fl. 1639 1 - - Titles or roles: Cavalry captain
Gender: male
Ossoliński, Jerzy, 1595-1650 - - 1 Alternative names: Ossolinski, George; Georgius, Ossolinensis; Ossolin, Georgius; Tenczyn à Ossolinski, Georgius
Titles or roles: Polish diplomat; Crown Court Treasurer; Voivode of Sandomierz; Imperial Prince; Crown Deputy Chancellor; Great Crown Chancellor; Starost of Bydgoszcz, Lubomel, Puck and Bolim
Gender: male
Ossowski, Andreas, fl. 1655 - - 1 Titles or roles: capitaneus Wschovensis
Gender: male
Ostein, Johann Heinrich von, 1579-1646 - - 1 Alternative names: Ostain
Titles or roles: Prince-Bishop of Basel from 1628 to 1646
Gender: male
Oste, Jacques, fl. 1575 2 - - Titles or roles: Elder of the Dutch Reformed Church in Maidstone
Gender: male
Osten, Christian Gunthard 1 - - Gender: male
Ostendorf, Gerard ab, fl. 1565 - - 1 Gender: male
Ostens, Jacob, 1630-1678 - 2 - Gender: male
Ostervald, Jean Frédéric, 1663-1747 1 1 - Alternative names: Ostervald, Jean Frederic
Gender: male
Ostheim, Gelle de, fl. 1627 - 1 - Alternative names: Madame Gelle de Ostheim
Gender: female
Ostrorog, Stanislaus, fl. 1537-1558 1 - - Alternative names: Ostroróg
Titles or roles: Polish protestant; castellan of Meseritz
Gender: male
Ostrowski, Jan, fl. 1583-1600 - - 3 Titles or roles: Starost of Dünamünde, 1583–1600, and of Adaži [German: Neuermühlen], 1587-1600
Gender: male
Ostrowski, Piotr, fl. 1593 - - 3 Alternative names: Petrus Ostrovius
Titles or roles: Polish commissar, Livonia, 1590s
Gender: male
Oswald, Johannes, 1557-1617 1 - - Alternative names: Oswaldus
Titles or roles: worked as calculator on contract for Tycho Brahe, Wittenberg, 1600; doctor
Gender: male
Oswell, F., fl. 1673 2 - - Alternative names: F. Oswell
Gender: male
Othone, Carlo Vicenzo, b.1658 1 - - Alternative names: Carlo Ottone
Titles or roles: Jesuit, rector of college in Ancona
Gender: male
Otrokocsiy, Francis Foris, fl. until 1722 1 - - Gender: male
Ott, Christoph 1 - - Titles or roles: Jesuit in Munich
Gender: male
Otter, Christian 3 - 1 Titles or roles: Danish physician and alchemist, lived with Moriaen in the winter of 1657-58
Gender: male
Otter, Wenceslaus, fl. 1588-1594 1 - - Gender: male
Ott, Johannes, 1639-1717 - 2 - Alternative names: Ott, Johann; Otto, Johannes; Ott, Iohannes; Johannes Ott
Titles or roles: Physician
Gender: male
Ott, Johann Heinrich, 1617-1683 2 1 - Gender: male
Ottley, Adam, fl. 1642 1 - - Titles or roles: son-in-law of John Humfrey
Gender: male
Otto I, Count of Solms-Sonnenwalde, 1550-1612 1 - - Gender: male
Otto II, 1578-1637 17 19 - Titles or roles: Wild- and Rhinegrave of Salm-Tronecken
Gender: male
Otto II of Brunswick-Harburg, 1528-1603 - 1 - Titles or roles: Duke of Brunswick-Harburg
Gender: male
Otto Ludwig, Rheingraf, 1597-1634 - - 1 Alternative names: Otto Ludwig Graf von Salm, Wild- und Rheingraf zu Kyrburg und Mörchingen; Otto Louis of Salm, Wild- and Rhinegrave of Kyrburg and Mörchingen
Titles or roles: Swedish general
Gender: male
Otto, Martin, fl. 1591 1 - - Gender: male
Otto, Melchior, 1603-1653 - 1 - Titles or roles: Prince-Bishop of Bamberg, cantor of Würzburg Cathedral
Gender: male
Otway, Thomas, 1616-1693 1 3 - Titles or roles: Church of Ireland bishop of Ossory
Gender: male
Ouchterlony, James, fl. 1627 1 - - Gender: male
Oudaen, Joachim, 1628-1692 - 1 - Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: male
Oudaert, Nicolaus, d.1608 2 25 - Alternative names: Oudaerhus, Nicolaus; Oudartus; Oudardus; Oudaert, Nicolaas
Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Oudart, Nicolaas, d.1681 13 5 - Alternative names: Nicholas
Titles or roles: government official; secretary to Charles I's daughter, Mary of Orange; secretary to Sir William Boswell, English ambassador at The Hague, 1640; employee of Sir Edward Nicholas, acting secretary of state, 1642-after 1646.
Gender: male
Oudart, Robert, b.1581 1 - - Titles or roles: notary
Gender: male
Oudart, Robert (mentioned 1601) - - 1 Titles or roles: Student of Johannes van den Kerckhoven Polyander (1568-1646)
Gender: male
Oudendorp, Franciscus van, 1696-1761 387 - - Alternative names: Franciscus Oudendorpius; Oudendorp, Frans van
Titles or roles: Dutch philologist
Gender: male
Oudewater, magistrate of 1 - - Alternative names: magistrate of Oudewater
Gender: male
Oudin, François, 1673-1752 8 - - Alternative names: Oudin, Francis (Père); Odinus, Franciscus; Silvius, Joannes Baptista (pseud.)
Titles or roles: Jesuit; theologian
Gender: male
Oughtred, William, 1575-1660 3 5 8 Titles or roles: mathematician
Gender: male
Oules, Jean d', d.1708 2 - - Alternative names: Oulès
Titles or roles: pastor; took refuge in Holland, where he met Bayle
Gender: male
Oultreman, Philippe (fl. 1634) - - 1 Gender: male
Ousely, J., 1645-1708 1 - - Gender: male
Outcarspel-Duyck, Cornelia van, fl. 1641-1644 3 - - Alternative names: Oudkarspel
Gender: female
Outreman, Pierre d' 2 - - Alternative names: D'Outreman, Pierre
Titles or roles: French Jesuit, in Douai; son of Henri d'Outreman
Gender: male
Overall, John, 1560-1619 7 5 - Titles or roles: bishop of Norwich (1618–1619); bishop of Coventry and Lichfield (1614–1618); dean of St Paul's (1601–1614)
Gender: male
Overall, Thomas, fl. until 1631 1 - - Gender: male
Overbeke, Matthijs, 1584-1638 - 1 - Titles or roles: Merchant
Gender: male
Overing, Jo., fl. until 1690 1 - - Gender: male
Overschie, Alida Borren van, 1561-1643 2 - - Alternative names: Aaltje Fransdr; Aeltgen Fransse
Gender: female
Overton, Robert (Colonel), 1608-1678 1 1 - Titles or roles: parliamentarian army officer
Gender: male
Owen, Andrew, 1617-1665 1 - - Alternative names: Owen, Andreas
Titles or roles: fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1634-1665; LL.D. 1652; LL.B. 1637; matriculated pensioner from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, 1633; buried at St Edward's, Cambridge, 13 Nov. 1665; will proved (V.C.C.)
Gender: male
Owen, Charles, fl. 1742 1 - - Gender: male
Owen (Dr), fl. 1682 - 1 - Gender: male
Owen, Henry, fl. 1749 1 - - Titles or roles: curate of Broadwell, near Stow-on-the-Wold
Gender: male
Owen, Hugh, 1760-1827 2 - - Titles or roles: Church of England clergyman; antiquary
Gender: male
Owen, Hugh (Sir), 1604-1670 1 - - Titles or roles: Welsh politician; M.P.; his son was a pensioner at Christ Church, Oxford, in 1644, aged 15; first baronet, created 1641
Gender: male
Owen, Hugo, fl. 1571 1 - - Titles or roles: Writing to Ortelius from London in 1571
Gender: male
Owen, Humphrey, 1701-1768 2 149 - Titles or roles: Bodley's librarian; principal of Jesus College
Gender: male
Owen, James, 1654-1706 1 - - Gender: male
Owen, John, 1616-1683 6 3 3 Alternative names: Johanni Oweno
Titles or roles: Theologian; independent minister; dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 1651; D.D.
Gender: male
Owen, John, d.1679 1 - - Titles or roles: Stationer
Gender: male
Owen, John, fl. 1655 - 1 - Gender: male
Owen, Meredyth, fl. 1690 3 - - Alternative names: Owen, Meredith
Gender: male
Owen (Mr) (mentioned 1690) - - 1 Gender: male
Owen, Nicholas, 1752-1811 1 - - Gender: male
Owen, Robert, fl. 1570 1 - - Alternative names: Owenus
Titles or roles: English cartographer; Writing to Ortelius in 1570 from Douay
Gender: male
Owen, Robert (Sir), fl. 1695-1697 4 2 - Titles or roles: of Brogyntyn (Porkington)
Gender: male
Oxenbridge, Clement, fl. 1654-1688 3 - - Gender: male
Oxenden, George, 1651-1703 6 - - Titles or roles: lawyer and politician; president of Doctors' Commons; vicar-general to the archbishop of Canterbury; vice-chancellor of Cambridge University (1692-93)
Gender: male
Oxenden, George (Sir), 1620-1669 - 2 - Alternative names: St George Oxendon
Titles or roles: Governor of Bombay; president of the East India Company, Surat
Gender: male
Oxenden, Henry, 1608-1670 1 2 - Titles or roles: of Barham, Kent
Gender: male
Oxenstierna, Anna, 1620-1690 1 - - Gender: female
Oxenstierna, Axel (Count), 1583-1654 78 620 21 Alternative names: Oxenstiern; Oxenstjerna; Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna
Titles or roles: Chancellor of Sweden, 1612–54; Count of Södermöre
Gender: male
Oxenstierna, Erik Axelsson, 1624-1656 1 4 - Alternative names: Oxenstiern, Erric
Titles or roles: son of Axel Oxenstierna
Gender: male
Oxenstierna, Gabriel Gabrielsson, 1618-1647 - 5 - Gender: male
Oxenstierna, Gabriel Gustav, 1587-1640 - 6 - Titles or roles: Councellor to the Swedish monarchy
Gender: male
Oxenstierna, Gabriël Bengtsson, 1586-1656 1 1 - Alternative names: Oxenstierna, Gabriel Benedik
Titles or roles: Count of Korsholm and Vasa
Gender: male
Oxenstierna, Johan Axelsson, 1611-1657 36 112 - Titles or roles: Swedish statesman; son of Axel Oxenstierna (1583-1654)
Gender: male
Oxford, Chancellor of the University of - 2 - Alternative names: Unidentified Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Gender: male
Oxford, Vice-Chancellor of the University of, fl. 1715 - 1 - Alternative names: Unidentified Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Gender: male
Oxford, Vice-Chancellor of the University of (fl. 1696) - - 2 Alternative names: Unidentified Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Gender: male
Oxford, Vice-Chancellor of the University of, fl. until 1701 - 1 - Alternative names: Unidentified Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford (to be communicated to the Delegates)
Gender: male
Oxley, Amor, 1598-1669 2 - - Titles or roles: Matric. pens. from Christ's, Cambridge, December 1615; fourth son of Amor Oxley, of Morpeth, Northumberland; baptized 18 April 1598; B.A. 1618/9; M.A. 1626; Ordained priest, Durham, 19 September 1630; Headmaster, Morpeth School, Northumberland, 1631; and of Newcastle, 1637; deprived, 1645, re-appointed, 1662–9; vicar, Kirk Newton, Northumberland, 1665–9 .; buried St Nicholas, Newcastle, 22 August 1669; brother of Charles Oxley and Thomas Oxley
Gender: male
Oxley, Esther, fl. 1654 1 - - Gender: female

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