Famous People Born in 1554

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 9 Gregory XV, [Alessandro Ludovisi], pope (1621-23)
  • Jan 20 King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)
  • Mar 26 Charles, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader, born in Alençon, France (d. 1611)
  • Mar 27 Eberhard Bronchorst, Dutch lawyer, born in Deventer, Netherlands (d. 1627)
  • May 20 Paolo Bellasio, Italian composer, born in Verona (d. 1594)
  • Jul 5 Elisabeth of Austria, Queen consort of France (1570-74), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1592)
  • Nov 30 Philip Sidney, England, poet/statesman/soldier (Arcadia)
  • Dec 17 Ernest of Bavaria, Prince-elector-archbishop of the Archbishopric of Cologne, born in Munich (d. 1612)
  • Dec 19 Philip William, Prince of Orange (1584) and Knight of the Golden Fleece (1599), born in Buren, Gelderland (d. 1618)