On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1516

  • Jan 1 Margaret Leijonhufvud, Queen of Gustav I of Sweden (d. 1551)
  • Feb 18 Mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Queen of England (1553-58), born in Greenwich, England (d. 1558)
  • Mar 26 Conrad Gessner, Swiss physician and naturalist, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1565)
  • Apr 23 Georg Fabricius, German poet, historian and archaeologist, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 1571)
  • Oct 23 Charlotte de Valois, Princess of France as second daughter of King Francis I and his wife Claude, born in Château d'Amboise, France (d. 1524)