January 28, 2017
Giulio Rospigliosi, who eventually became Pope Clement IX (r. 1667-9), was born on 28 January 1600 in Pistoia.

January 15, 2016
Antiquarian, theorist and biographer Giovanni Pietro Bellori was born on 15 January 1613 in Rome.

January 28, 2014
Of French birth, Valentin de Boulogne was in Rome by 1614 where he came under the sway of Caravaggio and his followers.

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