Famous People Born in 1524

  • Feb 4 Luis de Camões, Portuguese poet (d. 1580)
  • Feb 10 Albrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (d. 1580)
  • Feb 15 Charles de Guise, French 2nd Cardinal de Lorraine (political influential and wealthy member of House of Guise), born in Joinville, France (d. 1574)

Selim IISelim II (1524-1574)

May 28 11th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1566-74), born in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire

  • Aug 23 Francois Hotman/Hotomanus, French lawyer and diplomat (Anti-Tribonien), born in Paris (d. 1590)
  • Sep 7 Thomas Erastus, Swiss physician and theologist, born in Baden, Switzerland (d. 1583)