Historical Figures Born in 1512

  • Jan 31 King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580)
  • Feb 3 John Hamilton, Scottish prelate (Archbishop of St Andrews, 1547-71), and politician, born in Stirling Scotland (d. 1571)
  • Mar 5 Gerardus Mercator, Rupelmonde (Belgium), geographer/mapmaker

James VJames V (1512-1542)

Apr 10 King of Scotland (1513-42), born in Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, Scotland