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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 08 In the year 1556 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)

Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born on this day in history.

Feb 07 On this day in history birth of maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren

Feb 21 Sethus Calvisius, composer was born in the year 1556.

Mar 07 Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born on this day in history.

Mar 18 On this day in history birth of francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant

Aug 10 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on this day in history.

Nov 15 Jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618) was born in the year 1556.

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Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 19 Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70 in the year 1556.

Mar 21 On this day in history death of thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66

Apr 18 In the year 1556 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61

May 28 Saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?) died in the year 1556.

Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies in the year 1556.

Jul 31 Ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65 on this day in history.

Aug 25 On this day in history david Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54

Oct 31 In the year 1556 john Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50

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