Famous Deaths in 1595

  • Jan 5 Ercole Procaccini, Italian painter, dies
  • Jan 15 Murat III, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1546)
  • Jan 16 Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies at 48
  • Jan 24 Ferdinand II of Austria (b. 1529)
  • Feb 12 Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)
  • Feb 20 Ernst, archduke of Austria, dies at 41
  • Feb 21 Robert Southwell, English Jesuit/poet, hanged
  • Mar 4 Robert Southwell, English poet, hanged for becoming a Catholic priest
  • Apr 25 Torquato Tasso, Italian poet (Gerusalemme liberata), dies at 51
  • May 25 Valens Acidalius, German critic and poet (b. 1567)
  • May 26 Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79
  • Aug 24 Thomas Digges, English astronomer (Universe Infinite), dies
  • Aug 26 Antonio, Prior of Crato, claimant to the throne of Portugal (b. 1531)
  • Oct 15 Abu al-Faiz ibn Mubarak Faizi, Persian-Dutch East iIndies poet, dies at 48
  • Nov 8 Peter Opmeer, church historian and humanist (Historia Martyrum), dies at 69
  • Nov 12 John Hawkins, English navigator/treasurer of the Navy, dies at 63
  • Nov 29 Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (b. 1533)
  • Dec 10 Reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59
  • Dec 27 Pietro Pontio, Italian composer (Ragionamento di Musica), dies at 63