On This Day

Famous People Born in 1509

  • Jan 25 Giovanni Morone, Italian cardinal, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1580)

John Calvin

Jul 10 John Calvin [Jehan Cauvin], Protestant religious reformer and theologian (Calvinism), born in Picardy, France (d. 1564)

  • Aug 3 Étienne Dolet, French scholar and printer, born in Orléans, France (d. 1546)
  • Dec 3 Kanaka Dasa, Indian musician and composer of Carnatic music, born in Baada, Vijayanagara Empire (now Karnataka, India) (d. 1609)