Historical Figures Born in 1553

  • Jan 22 Mori Terumoto, Japanese warrior (d. 1625)
  • Mar 29 Vitsentzos Kornaros, Greek Renaissance poet, born in Trapezonda, Sitia, Kingdom of Candia (d. 1613 or 1614)
  • Apr 30 Louise de Lorraine, Queen consort of France (1575-89), born in Nomeny, Bar, France (d. 1601)

Albert FrederickAlbert Frederick (1553-1618)

May 7 Duke of Prussia (1568–1618), born in Konigsberg, Duchy of Prussia

  • May 14 Margaret of Valois, Queen of France, wife of Henry IV (1572-99), daughter of Henry II, born in Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1615)
  • Jun 5 Bernardino Baldi, Italian mathematician and writer, born in Urbino, Marche, Italy (d. 1617)
  • Jun 15 Ernst, archduke of Austria/governor of the Netherlands
  • Jul 15 Archduke Ernest of Austria (d. 1595)
  • Nov 23 Prospero Alpini, Italian botanist and physician (De Plantis Aegypti liber) known for his study of date palms, born in Marostica, Republic of Venice (d. 1617)

Henry IV of FranceHenry IV of France (1553-1610)

Dec 13 1st Bourbon King of Navarra (1572-1610) and France (1589-1610), born in Pau, Navarre