Famous People Born in 1547

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 24 Jan of Austria, Spanish military man/land guardian of the Netherland
  • Mar 1 Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (d. 1628)
  • May 20 Melchior Bischoff, German composer, born in Pößneck, Germany (d. 1614)
  • Jun 28 Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer, born in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1599)
  • Sep 14 Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Dutch lawyer and statesman, born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1619)
  • Sep 16 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East Indies poet, born in Agra, Mughal India (d. 1595)
  • Sep 22 Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)

Person of interestMiguel de Cervantes

Sep 29 Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, Spanish author (Don Quixote), born in Alcalá de Henares, Habsburg Spain (d. 1616)

  • Oct 18 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian
  • Nov 12 Claude of Valois, French princess (d. 1575). 2nd daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici.
  • Dec 5 Ubbo Emmius [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist and historian, born in Greetsiel, East Frisia (d. 1625)