On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1593

  • Feb 6 Emperor Ōgimachi, 106th Emperor of Japan, dies at 75
  • Feb 7 Jacques Amyot, French humanist, translator and Abbot of Bellozanne, dies at 79
  • Apr 6 Henry Barrow, English puritian/Congressionalist, hanged
  • Apr 6 John Greenwood, English Congressionalist, hanged
  • May 29 John Penry, English congressionalist, executed
  • May 30 Christopher Marlowe, English dramatist and poet (Tamburlaine the Great), stabbed to death in a pub brawl in Deptford at about 29
  • Jun 25 Michele Mercati, Italian physician and gardener, dies at 52
  • Jul 11 Giuseppe Arcimboldo, 1st surrealist painter, dies (birth date unkn)
  • Jul 25 Steven Haghen, navigator/governor of Ambon (1617-18), dies at 61