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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Monday, 16 May 2022

Jan 08 Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.

Jan 27 Abbas I, "the Great," shah of Persia (1587-1629) was born in the year 1556.

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

Feb 21 On this day in history birth of sethus Calvisius, composer

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

Mar 18 In the year 1556 birth of francois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant

Aug 10 On this day in history birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer

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

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 on this day in history.

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

Apr 18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 in the year 1556.

May 28 In the year 1556 death of saitō Dōsan, Japanese daimyo (b. 1494?)

Jun 10 Martin Agricola [M Sore], German composer/cantor, dies on this day in history.

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

Aug 25 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 in the year 1556.

Oct 31 John Sleidanus, German humanist/historian (Commentary), dies at 50 in the year 1556.

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