On This Day

Famous People Born in 1567

  • Jan 4 Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/mathematician/jesuit/architect
  • Feb 12 Thomas Campion, England, composer/poet/physician
  • Apr 25 Aurelio Signoretti, Italian composer, born in Reggio Emilia, Italy (d. 1635)
  • Apr 26 Nicolas Formé, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1638)
  • May 1 Michiel Janszoon van Mierevelt, Dutch royal painter, born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1641)
  • May 15 Claudio Monteverdi, Italian composer and pioneer in development of opera (L'Orfeo, espro della Beata Vergine), baptised in Cremona, Italy (d. 1643)

Person of interestSamuel de Champlain

Jul 3 Samuel de Champlain, French explorer (Lake Champlain), born in Hiers-Brouage or La Rochelle, France (d. 1635)

French Explorer Samuel de Champlain
French Explorer
Samuel de Champlain
  • Aug 10 Girolamo Giacobbi, composer
  • Aug 21 Francois de Sales, French bishop of Geneva, writer and saint, born in Sainte-Mondane, France (d. 1622)
  • Sep 5 Date Masamune, Renowned Samurai and Daimyo in Japan, born in Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan (d. 1636)
  • Oct 10 Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain [Catalina Micaela de Austria], Duchess consort of Savoy (1585-97), born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1597)
  • Nov 1 Diego Sarmiento de Acuña, 1st Count of Gondomar, Spanish diplomat, born in Astorga, Spain (d. 1626)
  • Nov 14 Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange (d. 1625)
  • Nov 21 Anne de Xainctonge, French saint and founder of the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin, born in Dijon, France (d. 1621)
  • Dec 15 Christoph Demantius, German composer, born in Reichenberg (d. 1643)