On This Day

Famous People Born in September 1547

  • 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)