On This Day

Famous People Born in 1576

  • Jan 12 Peter Scriverius, Dutch lawyer/historian
  • Mar 31 Louise Juliana of Nassau, Regent of Bohemia by marriage to Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1644)
  • May 17 Ferdinand van Apshoven the Older, Flemish painter, baptized in Antwerp
  • May 27 Caspar Schoppe, German scholar and controversialist, born in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany (d. 1649)
  • Jun 6 Giovanni Diodati, Swiss Protestant clergyman, born in Lucca, Italy (d. 1649)
  • Oct 7 John Marston, English poet and playwright (d. 1634)
  • Oct 12 Thomas Dudley, British colonial governor of Massachusetts, born in Northamptonshire, England (d. 1653)
  • Oct 25 Thomas Weelkes, English organist and composer of madrigals, baptized in Elstead (d. 1623)
  • Oct 30 Enrico Caterino Davila, Italian writer (Storia delguerre civili Francia), born in Padua, Italy (d. 1631)
  • Nov 17 Roque Gonzales, Paraguayan missionary (d. 1628)
  • Nov 27 Shimazu Tadatsune, Japanese ruler of Satsuma (d. 1638)
  • Dec 3 Marsilio Casentini, Italian composer, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1651)