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Famous Birthdays In 1556

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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 In the year 1556 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 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 In the year 1556 lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70

Mar 21 Thomas Cranmer, archbishop of Canterbury, burned at stake at 66 died in the year 1556.

Apr 18 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.

May 28 On this day in history 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 in the year 1556.

Aug 25 David Jorisz, Flemish glass blower/sect leader, dies at about 54 on this day in history.

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

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