On This Day

Famous Deaths in 1592

  • Jan 5 Willem II, Duke of Gulik/Kleef/Gelre, dies at about 75
  • Jan 6 John Casimir of Simmern, German prince and regent for his nephew, Elector Frederick IV (b. 1543)
  • Feb 13 Jacopo Bassano, Italian painter
  • Feb 29 Alessandro Striggio, Italian composer (b. 1540)
  • Mar 10 Michiel Coxcie, Flemish (court) painter and carpet designer, dies
  • Apr 22 Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor and architect, dies at 80
  • Jul 1 Marc A Ingegneri, Italian violinist/composer (Responsoria), dies
  • Jul 26 Armand de Gontaut, baron de Biron, French soldier (b. 1524)
  • Sep 3 Robert Greene, English writer (Friar Bacon), dies at 34
  • Sep 13 Michel de Montaigne, French writer (b. 1533)
  • Nov 17 John III, King of Sweden (1568-92), dies at 54
  • Nov 27 Nakagawa Hidemasa, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1568)
  • Dec 2 Alexander Farnese, land guardian of Neth (1579-92), dies at 46
  • Dec 3 Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Italian diplomat, dies at 47