On This Day

Birthdays in History in 1549

  • Mar 11 Henric/Hendrik Spieghel, Dutch Renaissance writer and poet (Hertspiegel)
  • Jul 30 Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, born in Florence (d. 1609)
  • Sep 1 Charles Philip of Croij, marquis of Havre/earl of Fontenoy, etc
  • Oct 1 Anne of Saint Bartholomew, Flemish Roman Catholic nun, born in Almendral de la Cañada, Old Castile, Crown of Castile (d. 1626)
  • Nov 2 Anna of Austria, fourth wife of Philip II of Spain, born in Cigales, Spain (d. 1580)
  • Nov 5 Philippe de Mornay (or Philippe Du-Plessis-Mornay), French writer, born in Buhy, France (d. 1623)
  • Dec 1 Johan van der Veeken, merchant/co-founder (VOC)