On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1602

  • Feb 3 Paul Melissus, [Paul Schede], German poet/composer, dies at 62
  • Feb 13 Alexander Nowell, English churchman, dean of St Paul's, dies
  • Feb 19 Philippe Emmanuel, Duke of Mercoeur, French soldier, dies at 43
  • Feb 25 Everard van Reyd, Dutch historian, dies at about 51
  • Mar 11 Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer
  • Mar 22 Agostino Carracci, Italian artist (Communion of St. Jerome), dies at 44
  • Sep 25 Caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525)
  • Oct 1 Hernando de Cabezon, Spanish composer, dies at 61
  • Oct 23 Franciscus Junius, French-Dutch calvinist theologist and vicar, dies at 57
  • Oct 30 Jean-Jacques Boissard, French poet (b. 1528)
  • Dec 1 Kobayakawa Hideaki, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1582)