Famous People Born in 1572

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 14 Hans Christoph Haiden, German composer, organist and poet
  • Apr 4 William Strachey, English writer ( early history of the English colonisation of North America), born in Saffron Walden, Essex (d. 1621)
  • Apr 14 Adam Tanner, Austrian mathematician and philosopher, born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1632)

Person of interestBen Jonson

Jun 11 Ben Jonson, English playwright and poet (Volpone, Alchemist), born in London (d. 1637)

Playwright and Poet Ben Jonson
Playwright and Poet
Ben Jonson
  • Sep 15 Erasmus Widmann, composer
  • Nov 8 Johan Sigismund, elector of Brandenburg/duke of Prussia
  • Nov 13 Cyril Lucaris, Greek theologian and Patriarch of Constantinople, born in Heraklion, Greece (d. 1638)
  • Dec 27 Jan Campanus, Czech composer and humanist, born in Vod┼łany (d. 1622)
  • Dec 31 Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (d. 1617)