What Happened in 1594

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Historical Events

  • Feb 19 Having already inherited the throne of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth through his mother, Catherine Jagellonica of Poland, Sigismund III of the House of Vasa is crowned King of Sweden, succeeding his father John III of Sweden.
  • Feb 27 Henri IV crowned king of France
  • Mar 12 Company of Distant established for business on East-Indies
  • Mar 22 French King Henri IV festival in Paris
  • Apr 15 Fleming Pieter Stevens appointed royal painter of Rudolf II (Prague)
  • May 22 Earl Mauritius & Willem Louis begins siege of Groningen
  • Jun 11 Philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the PrincipalĂ­a (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
  • Jul 23 Groningen surrenders to Count Mauritius/Willem Louis

World Leaders in 1594

Famous People in 1594

Famous People Born in 1594

  • Mar 25 Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher, Dutch writer
  • Apr 20 Matthaus Apelles von Lowenstern, composer
  • Apr 24 Benedikt Lechler, composer
  • May 1 John Haynes, Massachusetts colonial magistrate
  • May 29 Gottfried Heinrich Graf zu Pappenheim, Bavarian general (d. 1632)
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Famous Deaths

  • Feb 2 Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Italian composer, dies at 68
  • Apr 29 Thomas Cooper, English bishop, lexicographer, and writer
  • May 4 Paul Buys, Grand Pensionary of Holland, dies at 62
  • May 31 Tintoretto, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at 75
  • Jun 3 Michel Renichon, priest, executed
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