On This Day

Famous People Born in 1530

  • Feb 18 Uesugi Kenshin, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1578)
  • May 7 Louis, Prince of Condé (1530-69), born in Vendôme (d. 1569)
  • Jul 3 Claude Fauchet, French historian, born in Paris (d. 1601)
  • Aug 22 Bartolomeo Spontone, Italian composer and singer, born in Bologna (d. 1592)

Person of interestIvan the Terrible

Aug 25 Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], 1st tsar of Russia (1533-84), born in Kolomenskoye, Russia (d. 1584)

Russian Tsar Ivan the Terrible
Russian Tsar
Ivan the Terrible
  • Sep 30 Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (d. 1606)
  • Nov 1 Étienne de La Boétie, French judge and writer, born in Sarlat-la-Canéda, Périgord, France (d. 1563)