On This Day

Famous People Born in 1546

  • Jan 27 Joachim III Frederick, elector (Brandenburg)
  • Feb 14 Johann Pistorius, German theologist & historian, born in Nidda, Germany (d. 1608)
  • Apr 21 Arcangelo Crivelli, Italian composer, born in Bergamo, Italy (d. 1617)
  • May 5 Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician, born in St Mary the Great, Cambridge, England (d. 1623)
  • Jun 24 Robert Parsons, English jesuit (A Letter Disclosure), born in Nether Stowey, Somerset, England (d. 1610)
  • Jul 4 Murad III, Sultan of Turkey (1574-95), born in Manisa, Ottoman Empire (d. 1595)
  • Jul 5 Johann Steuerlein, German composer, born in Schmalkalden, Germany (d. 1613)

Person of interestTycho Brahe

Dec 14 Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer (Golden nose), born in Knudstrup, Denmark (d. 1601)

Astronomer Tycho Brahe
Tycho Brahe
  • Dec 22 Kuroda Yoshitaka, Japanese daimyō, born in Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan (d. 1604)