On This Day

Famous People Born in 1562

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan 12 Charles Emanuel I, the great, Duke of Savoy
  • Jan 13 Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish poet (d. 1601)
  • Jul 25 Kiyomasa Kato, Japanese warlord, born in Owari Province, Japan (d. 1611)
  • Aug 27 Hans Leo Hassler, German composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1612)
  • Oct 4 Christian Sørensen Longomontanus, Danish astronomer, born in Lomborg, Jutland, Denmark (d. 1647)
  • Oct 19 George Abbott, English theologist and the Archbishop of Canterbury (1611-1633), born in Guildford, Surrey, England (d. 1633)
  • Nov 25 Lope Félix de Vega Carpio, Spanish dramatist and poet (Angelica, Arcadia), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1635)
  • Dec 18 Philipp Dulichius, composer