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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Jan 08 Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born in the year 1556.

Jan 27 On this day in history birth of abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629)

Feb 07 Maria van Nassau, Dutch countess of Buren was born in the year 1556.

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

Mar 07 Guillaume du Vair, French writer (d. 1621) was born in the year 1556.

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 in the year 1556.

Nov 15 On this day in history birth of jacques-Davy Duperron, French cardinal (d. 1618)

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Famous Deaths In 1556

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Mar 19 On this day in history lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70

Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 died on this day in history.

Apr 18 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61

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

Jun 10 In the year 1556 martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies

Jul 31 In the year 1556 ignatius Loyola, Spanish founder (Jesuit), dies at about 65

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

Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 on this day in history.

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