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Zach, Anton, Freiherr von, 1747-1826 - - 1 Titles or roles: General in the Austrian Armee von Italien
Gender: male
Zaclyczin, Jordan, fl. 1552 - 1 - Alternative names: Jordan de Zaclyczin Castellano Sandeceu & fruro Regni Poloniae Thesaurario &c
Titles or roles: High Treasurer of Poland
Gender: male
Zacutus, Abraham, 1575-1642 5 1 - Alternative names: Zacuto; Abraham Zacuto II; Zacutus Lusitanus
Titles or roles: Physician and medical writer, Amsterdam; studied Salamanca and Coimbra
Gender: male
Zalenski, Stan. Vit., fl. 1635 - 1 - Gender: male
Zalm, Klaas Dirksz, fl. 1677 - 2 - Gender: male
Zambeccari, Giovanni, 1718-1795 - 1 - Titles or roles: Bolognese patrician
Gender: male
Zambeccari, Giuseppe, 1655-1728 - - 1 Titles or roles: Physician; author of treatise on spa; professor of anatomy, University of Pisa.
Gender: male
Zamboni, Giuseppe (Abate), 1776-1846 - - 1 Titles or roles: Professor of physics at the lyceum, Verona; inventor of the Zamboni pile
Gender: male
Zamorski, Melchior, fl. 1643 - - 1 Gender: male
Zamoyski, Jan, 1542-1605 3 - 1 Alternative names: Zamoscius, Joannes; Zamość, Ioannes de; Zamoscy
Titles or roles: Polish statesman; Royal Secretary; Deputy Kanclerz (Chancellor); Lord Grand-Chancellor; Grand Hetman of the Crown; General Starost of Kraków; Starost of Bełz, Międzyrzecz, Krzeszów, Knyszyn and Derpsk
Gender: male
Zamoyski, Thomas, fl. 1605-1615 1 - - Alternative names: Zamoscy
Titles or roles: Polish statesman
Gender: male
Zamponi, Giuseppe, 1615-1662 - 2 - Titles or roles: Italian composer at the court in Brussels
Gender: male
Zanetti, Guido Antonio, 1741-1791 - 1 - Titles or roles: Italian numismatist; from Bologna
Gender: male
Zani, Ercole, 1634-1684 - 1 - Alternative names: Count Herculis de Zanis of Bologna
Gender: male
Zannini, Paolo, 1781-1843 - 2 - Titles or roles: Italian physician
Gender: male
Zanobius - - 1 Alternative names: D. Zanobius
Gender: male
Zanon, Antonio, 1696-1770 - - 1 Titles or roles: Agronomy expert and businessman; founder of the Società di Agricoltura Pratica, Udine
Gender: male
Zanon, Antonio, 1696-1670 1 - - Titles or roles: Italian economist and businessman; from Friuli; moderniser of local agriculture
Gender: male
Zanotti, Francesco Maria, 1692-1777 2 - 1 Titles or roles: Professor of philosophy, University of Bologna; Newtonian mathematician
Gender: male
Zapf, Nikolaus, 1600-1672 - - 8 Titles or roles: Lutheran Theologian
Gender: male
Zappelli, Fedele, fl. 1820-1829 - - 1 Titles or roles: Erudite living in Lucca; acquaintance of Eufrosina Ceni Massoni
Gender: male
Zappler, Georg, fl. 1649 2 - - Gender: male
Zaragoza, José, 1627-1679 1 1 - Titles or roles: Spanish Jesuit, mathematician, astronomer
Gender: male
Zasius, Johann Ulrich, 1521-1570 1 - - Alternative names: Zasius, John Udulrichius; Zasius, Ioannes Ulricus
Titles or roles: diplomat; Imperial chancellor
Gender: male
Zas, J., fl. 1642 - 1 - Gender: unknown
Zaumschliffer, Johann Ebert, fl. 1633 1 - - Alternative names: Zaunschliffer, Johann Ebert
Titles or roles: Solmes, Clergy at
Gender: male
Zawadsky, John, fl. 1633-1645 1 - - Titles or roles: Polish ambassador extraordinary to the Stuart court, 1633–6, and to Paris, 1636)
Gender: male
Zbąski, Jan Stanisław, 1639-1697, fl. 1673 2 - - Alternative names: Hassbaski, Johannes; Zbaski
Gender: male
Zӓdori, Stephen, fl. 1682 2 - - Titles or roles: Hungarian
Gender: male
Zeaemann, Gallus, fl. 1641-1642 2 - 5 Titles or roles: Pastor
Gender: male
Zeegers, L., fl. 1701 1 - - Gender: male
Zeelander, Jacobus de, fl. 1585-1589 - 1 - Alternative names: Zeelandre, Jacques de
Titles or roles: Jesuit
Gender: male
Zeelandre, Vincent de, fl. 1587 - 1 - Titles or roles: Jesuit,; in Bruges
Gender: male
Zeelandt, Adrian, fl. 1576 - 1 - Alternative names: Adrien van Zeelandt
Titles or roles: Canon of Ypres
Gender: male
Zehentmair, Colmann, fl. 1593-1600 18 - - Titles or roles: Close friend of Johannes Kepler
Gender: male
Zeidler, Hans, fl. 1607 1 - - Gender: male
Zeiller, Martin, 1589-1661 2 - - Alternative names: Martin Zeiler
Titles or roles: Geographer
Gender: male
Zeinst, D., fl. 1663 1 - - Gender: male
Zellani, Gregorio, fl. 1653 1 - - Gender: male
Zeller, Christoph, 1605-1669 27 - 64 Titles or roles: Lutheran Theologian
Gender: male
Zeller, Johannes, 1620-1694 3 - - Titles or roles: Evangelical Pastor; Abbot of Maulbronn
Gender: male
Zeller, Johann Ulrich, 1615-1673 4 - 11 Titles or roles: Jurist
Gender: male
Zendrini, Angelo, 1763-1849 - 2 - Titles or roles: Professor of mathematics, University of Padua; mathematician; first president of the Istituto Veneto delle scienze, lettere e arti (1840)
Gender: male
Zendrini, Bernardino, 1679-1747 1 - - Titles or roles: MD from Padua; water engineer for the Republic of Venice; mathematician
Gender: male
Zendrini, fl. 1790-1795 - 1 - Titles or roles: Abbot; probably from Veneto
Gender: male
Zeno, Apostolus, 1668-1750 1 - - Alternative names: Zeno, Apostolo
Titles or roles: librettist; antiquarian
Gender: male
Zerotin, Bartholomaeus of, fl. 1618 1 - - Alternative names: Bartoloměj ze Žerotína; de Zierotin; Barthélémy de Zerotin; Žerotín
Gender: male
Zerotin, Charles of (the elder), 1564-1636 114 23 2 Alternative names: Žerotín; Zerotinus; Charles l'Ancien de Zerotin; Karel Zerotin; Charles de Zerotin the elder; Charles de Zerotín; Karel starší ze Žerotína; Karl der Ältere von Zierotin; ze Žerotína, Karel the Elder; ze Zerotína
Titles or roles: Moravian nobleman, politician, and writer; Vice-regent of Moravia
Gender: male
Zerotin, Charles of (the younger), d.1610 4 4 - Alternative names: Karel mladší ze Žerotína; Charles de Zerotin le Jeune; Carolus a Zerotin, junior; Karl Zerotin; Karel Zerotin; Zerotín; Žerotín
Titles or roles: protégé of Charles de Zerotin the elder; son of Gaspard Melchior de Zerotin à Nové Dvory
Gender: male
Zerotin, Friedrich of, d.1598 1 1 - Alternative names: Bedřich ze Žerotína; Friedrich von Zierotin; Frédéric de Zerotin à Napajedla; Zerotín; Žerotín
Titles or roles: builder of fortresses; served under Ferdinand I, Maximilian II, and Rudolf II; member of the Bohemian Brethren
Gender: male
Zerotin, Jan Dionysius of, d.1616 1 - - Alternative names: Jan Diviš ze Žerotína; Jean Denis de Zerotin; Žerotín; Zerotín
Titles or roles: half-brother (same mother) to Charles de Zerotin; studied in Heidelberg; travelled to Italy and England; enrolled at the University of Siena, 1591
Gender: male
Zerotin, Jan Friedrich of, fl. 1602 - 1 - Alternative names: Jean Frédéric de Zerotin; Žerotín; Zerotín
Gender: male
Zerotin, Jan of, 1604-1632 - - 2 Alternative names: Žerotín; Zerotin; Žerotín; Zerotín
Gender: male
Zerotin, Jan of, 1543-1583 1 - - Alternative names: Jan ze Žerotína; Jean de Zerotin; Žerotín; Zerotín
Titles or roles: father of Charles Žerotín the elder
Gender: male
Zerotin, Ladislav Velen of, 1579-1638 8 5 2 Alternative names: Ladislav Velen ze Žerotína; Zerotin; Zierotin; Žerotín; Zerotín
Titles or roles: Moravian Protestant noble; studied Vienna, Strasbourg, Basel, and Heidelberg; travelled in Italy, 1619; fled after Battle of the White Mountain, 1620; in service, successively, of Bethlen Gabor, Christian IV, and Gustavus Adolphus
Gender: male
Zerotin, Vratislav of, d.1598 2 - - Alternative names: Vratislav de Zerotin; Žerotín; Zerotín
Gender: male
ze Semanína, Simeon, fl. 1630 - - 2 Gender: male
Zesen, Philipp von, 1619-1689 - - 3 Alternative names: Philippus Caesius
Titles or roles: German poet
Gender: male
Zevecote, Jacob, 1596-1642 2 - - Alternative names: Zevecote, Jacob van
Titles or roles: Poet
Gender: male
Zevecote, Jacob van, 1596-1642 1 2 - Alternative names: Zevecotius, Jacobus
Titles or roles: Leiden professor; professor in history in the school at Harderwijk
Gender: male
Zevender, Jacob Frederik, d.1639 1 - - Gender: male
Zeviani, Giovanni Verardo, 1725-1808 1 - - Titles or roles: Physician; from Verona; author of medical works
Gender: male
Ziegler, Johannes Reinhard, 1569-1636 6 3 - Alternative names: Johannes Reinhardus Ziglerus; Johannes Oedikhovius Nemetes; Johannes Oedikhovius Nemetus
Titles or roles: Correspondent of Kepler
Gender: male
Ziegler, Michael, 1563-1615 1 - 1 Titles or roles: Physician; philologist; professor of Greek, Tübingen
Gender: male
Ziegler, Philipp - - 2 Gender: male
Zierlin, Georg, 1592-1661 6 - 13 Titles or roles: Theologian; Poet
Gender: male
Zierlin, Johann Baptist, fl. 1668 - - 1 Gender: male
Zifreo, Ludovico - 1 - Titles or roles: Correspondent of Juan Luis Vives and active therefore before Vives's death in 1540
Gender: male
Zúñiga, Baltasar de, 1561-1622 - - 1 Alternative names: Zuniga
Titles or roles: Spanish politician; diplomat; royal favourite of Philip III and Philip IV of Spain; soldier; statesman; uncle of Gaspar de Guzmán, Count of Olivares
Gender: male
Zúñiga y Sotomayor, Alonso Francisco de, 1498-1544 - 3 - Alternative names: Alonso Francisco de Zúñiga y Sotomayor; de Zúñiga y Sotomayor, Alonso Francisco; Alonso Francisco de Sotomayor y Portugal; Sotomayor, Alonso Francisco de; Zúniga y Sotomayor, Alonso Francisco de
Titles or roles: third Duke of Béjar (consort); member of the Finance Council of Charles V
Gender: unknown
Zijl, Pieter van, fl. 1642 1 - - Alternative names: Zijl, Pieter
Titles or roles: Lieutenant Colonel
Gender: male
Zimmerman, Ernest, fl. 1651 2 - - Gender: male
Zimmermann, Peter, fl. 1645-1647 3 1 10 Alternative names: Czimmermanus, Petrus; Zimmermanus, Petrus
Gender: male
Zimmern (Duke of), fl. 1651 - 1 - Gender: male
Zincgref, Julius Wilhelm, 1591-1635 20 14 - Alternative names: Zinkgref, Julius W.; Zinckgref, Julius W.; Zinckgräfen, Julius W.; Zinkgravius, Julius W; Zinkgreff, Julius Wilhelm
Titles or roles: Writer; poet; epigrammist; lyricist
Gender: male
Zinzan, Cornelius, fl. 1661-1662 - 7 - Gender: male
Zinzan, Henry, 1610-1676 23 - - Alternative names: H. A.; Alexander, Henry; Zinzano, Henry; Appleton, Henry
Titles or roles: of Tilehurst, Berkshire; son of Sir Sigismund Zinzano; husband of Jacoba (née Vanlore, d. 1677)
Gender: male
Zinzan, Jacoba (Mrs), 1611-1677 - 1 - Alternative names: née Vanlore; Alexander, Henry (Mrs)
Titles or roles: eldest daughter of Sir Peter Vanlore the Younger (b. 1586) and Susanna Becke of Antwerp
Gender: female
Zinzan, Nicholas (Reverend), 1669-1735 3 - - Alternative names: Zinzano, Nicholas; Alexander, Nicholas
Titles or roles: matriculated St John's College, Oxford 1687; deacon of Eversley, Hampshire 1692; rector of Isfield, Kent 1693 and of St Martin Outwich, London 1704-1715
Gender: male
Zinzan, unidentified friend of Henry Zinzan, fl. 1661 - 1 - Alternative names: 'a worthy friend'; Unidentified
Titles or roles: friend of Henry Zinzan, d.1676
Gender: unknown
z Janova, Matěj, 1350-1393 - - 1 Alternative names: Mattew of Janow; Magister Parisiensis
Titles or roles: Bohemian ecclesiastical writer
Gender: male
Zündelin, Wolfgang, 1538-1600 13 - - Alternative names: Zundelin, Wolfgang; Zindelin, Wolfgang; Zündelinus, Wolfgangus; Zuendelin
Titles or roles: Humanist; political observer and reporter for Elector Frederick III; tutor to the Count Palatine Christopher
Gender: male
z Nudožer, Vavřinec Benedikt, 1555-1615 - - 1 Alternative names: Laurentius Benedictus Nudoserinus
Titles or roles: Professor of Prague University, poet, grammarian
Gender: male
Zoebius, Adrianus, fl. 1587 - 1 - Titles or roles: Canon in Soigni[ies ?]
Gender: male
Zoelen, Harmen, 1625-1702 - 3 - Titles or roles: burgemeester of Rotterdam; born La Rochelle
Gender: male
Zoete van Laecke, Philips, d.1628 1 - - Alternative names: Philips Hautain de Zoete van Lake
Titles or roles: Governor of Sluis
Gender: male
Zollickoffer - - 1 Gender: male
Zollman, Philip Henry, d.1748 10 9 - Titles or roles: Assistant Secretary for Foreign Correspondence, the Royal Society
Gender: male
Zonnelius, Carolus, fl. 1572 1 - - Gender: male
Zorer, Philipp, 1577-1653 - - 1 Titles or roles: Jurist; Chancellor in Pfalz-Neuberg
Gender: male
Zorn von Plobsheim, Friedrich August, 1711-1789, fl. 1712 1 - - Alternative names: F. A. Zorn
Titles or roles: baron de Plobsheim, Alsace; baron Zorn von Plobsheim
Gender: male
Zouch (Dr) - - 3 Gender: male
Zouche, Allan (Sir), fl. 1651 1 - - Gender: male
Zouche, Edward la, 1556-1625 - - 1 Alternative names: Lord Zouch; La Zouche
Titles or roles: Warden of the Cinque ports, 1615–24; eleventh Baron Zouche; landowner
Gender: male
Zouche, Edward (Sir) 1 - - Gender: male
Zouche, William, fl. 1671 1 - - Gender: male
Zouch, Thomas (Reverend), 1737-1815 2 - - Titles or roles: biographer and Church of England clergyman; D.D.
Gender: male
Zrínyi, Miklós, 1620-1664 - - 1 Alternative names: Nikola Zrinski
Titles or roles: Croatian and Hungarian soldier, statesman and poet
Gender: male
Z., R. O., fl. 1688 1 - - Alternative names: R.O.Z.
Gender: male
Zástřizl, Jiří Zikmund Prakšický of, 1582-1614 5 4 - Alternative names: Georges Sigismond Praksicky de Zâstfizly à Buchlov; de Zastfizly a Buchlov; Zastrizly; Zastrisell
Titles or roles: studied in Basel and Geneva; travelled to France, England, Belgium, the Netherlands and West Germany, 1600
Gender: male
Zástřizl, Václav Morkovský (the elder) of, 1554-1600 2 10 - Alternative names: Venceslas Morkovsky de Zâstfizly l'Ancien; Zastfizly, Venceslas Morkovsky de; Zâstfizly, Venceslas Morkovsky de; Zastrizly; Zastrisell
Gender: male
Zástřizl, Václav Morkovský (the younger) of, fl. 1593-1613 5 3 - Alternative names: Zâstrizly, Venceslas Morkovsky de; Venceslas Morkovsky de Zâstrizly le Jeune; Venceslas Morkovsky de Zastrizly the younger; Zastrisell
Titles or roles: enrolled at Vienna, 1591, and then at Brzeg; studied in Basel and Geneva; enrolled at Orléans, 1603; will written at Nâmësf, 15 July 1613
Gender: unknown
Zucchi, Nicolas, 1586-1670 1 - 3 Alternative names: Nicholas Zuchius S.J; Zucchius
Titles or roles: Italian Jesuit; telescope maker; professor at the Collegio Romano, Rome
Gender: male
Zuecotius, Jacobus, fl. 1640 1 - - Gender: male
Zuerius Boxhorn, M., fl. 1640 1 - - Titles or roles: preacher Oudenbosch; cousin of Marcus Zuerius Boxhorn (1612-1653)
Gender: male
Zuerius, George, d.1637 1 - - Titles or roles: son of Jacon Zuerius and Catharina Hoefnagel
Gender: male
Zuerius, Jacob, fl. 1632-1643 3 1 - Alternative names: Zuerius, J.; the younger
Titles or roles: steward-general, Brabant
Gender: male
Zuerius (Miss), fl. 1667 - 1 - Gender: female
Zugehör, Johannes, fl. 1658 - - 1 Gender: male
Zuichem, Theodoric Aytta, fl. 1572 1 - - Alternative names: De Zuichem
Gender: male
Zuichemus, fl. 1566 - - 1 Titles or roles: Student of Nicolaus Everhardus (1495-1570) in Ingolstadt, 1566
Gender: male
Zuichemus, Gerbrand, d.1573 - - 2 Titles or roles: brother of Viglius Zuichemus (1507-77)
Gender: male
Zuidland, Iman, fl. 1637 1 - - Alternative names: Zuydlandt, Iman van
Gender: male
Zulcher, Georg, fl. 1575-1583 1 - - Alternative names: Georg Zolcher
Titles or roles: from Strasburg man; agent of the Elector Palatine
Gender: male
Zuniga, Leon de Pedra, fl. 1666 - 1 - Gender: male
Zunner, Jean David, fl. 1683-1691 23 - - Titles or roles: bookseller
Gender: male
Zunner, Jean Paul, fl. 1686-1689 10 - - Gender: male
Zupi, Giovanni Battista, 1590-1667 2 - - Alternative names: Zupus
Titles or roles: Italian Jesuit, astronomer, mathematician
Gender: male
Zurck, Anthonis Studler van, 1606-1666 3 4 - Alternative names: Surck; Anthony; Anthonius; Antony; Antoine; Antonius
Titles or roles: Merchant; lord of Bergen (from 1641)
Gender: male
Zurla, Placido, 1769-1823 1 - - Titles or roles: Cardinal; from Legnago; died in Rome
Gender: male
Zuylen van Nyevelt, Aernout van, 1664-1731 1 1 - Titles or roles: Politician
Gender: male
Zuylen van Nyevelt, Jacob van, 1642-1695 - 1 - Alternative names: Jacob van Zuylen van Nyevelt
Gender: male
Zuylen van Nyevelt, Mechtelt, fl. 1666 - 1 - Alternative names: Albrantsweert
Titles or roles: Wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Abraham de Bye, heer van Albrantsweert
Gender: female
Zwicker, Daniel, 1612-1678 - - 3 Titles or roles: Physician in Danzig, Socinian
Gender: male
Zwinger, Jakob, 1569-1610 9 63 - Alternative names: Zwinger Jacques; Zwingerus, Jacobus
Titles or roles: Physician; professor of Greek, Basel; son of Theodor Zwinger the elder
Gender: male
Zwinger, Johann, fl. 1668 1 - - Gender: male
Zwinger, Theodor, 1597-1654 - 4 1 Alternative names: Theodor Zwinger the younger
Titles or roles: Professor of theology, Basel
Gender: male
Zwingli, Huldrych, 1484-1531 - - 3 Alternative names: Ulrich Zwingli; Ulricht Zwingli
Titles or roles: Swiss Reformation leader; father-in-law of Rudolf Gwalther
Gender: male
Zwingli, Ulrich, 1556-1601 2 - 1 Alternative names: Zuinglin, Huldreich; Zuinglius, Huldericus; Zvinglin, Hyldrych; Zvinglius, Huldericus; Zvinglius, Huldrichus; Zwingli, Huldericus; Zwingli, Huldreich; Zwingli, Huldrich; Zwingli, Huldrych; Zwingli, Ulrich III; Zwinglius, Huldericus; Zwinglius, Huldrichus; Zwinglius, Huldricus; Zwinglius, Ulricus
Titles or roles: Grandson of Huldrych Zwingli (1484-1531)
Gender: male
Zwisler, Johann, fl. 1640 1 - 4 Gender: male
Zyll, Otto van, 1588-1656 7 - - Alternative names: Zylius
Titles or roles: Jesuit, poet
Gender: male

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