On This Day

Famous People Born in 1523

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 20 Jan Blahoslav, Czech humanist/bishop (Bohemian brothers)
  • Apr 5 Blaise de Vigenère, French cryptographer, born in Saint-Pourçain, France (d. 1596)
  • Jun 5 Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, born in Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1573)
  • Sep 11 Pierre de Ronsard, French poet, born in Couture-sur-Loir, Vendômois (d. 1585)
  • Sep 22 Charles de Bourbon, French cardinal, born in La Ferté-sous-Jouarre, France (d. 1590)
  • Nov 11 Joachim Hopperus, [Hoppers], Frisian lawyer/politician